shore crab

any of numerous crabs that live along the shoreline between the tidemarks, as Hemigrapsus nudus (purple shore crab) of the Pacific coast of North America.

1840–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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On the west coast, the nemertean worm transferred to the green crab from a native shore crab.
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