What is another word for paralithodes?
3 synonyms found
[ pˈaɹəlˌɪθə͡ʊdz], [ pˈaɹəlˌɪθəʊdz], [ p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_l_ˌɪ_θ_əʊ_d_z]
Paralithodes is a genus of large, edible crabs that inhabit the eastern Pacific Ocean. The term "paralithodes" is derived from the Greek words "para", meaning "beside", and "lithodes", meaning "stone", which is a reference to the crab's habit of living near rocky shorelines. There are several synonyms for the term "paralithodes", which are often used interchangeably. These include "king crab", "stone crab", "Alaska king crab", and "red king crab". Regardless of the term used, these crabs are prized for their delicious meat and are a popular choice among seafood lovers around the world.
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Paralithodes is a genus of marine salps, found at depths of up to 1,200 meters. The salps are colonial animals that lack a ciliary apparatus and instead rely on a glycoprotein pump to circulate freed water through their cells. This characteristic allows the salps to live off of the hydrogen gas that is released by decaying organic materials.
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