from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of crabs, typical of the family Grapsidœ.
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The hatchling’s predators include crabs (Geocarcinus lagostoma, Grapsus grapsus) and fishes (Mycteroperca sp.,
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The birds’ eggs occassionally fall prey to crabs (Grapsus grapsus), a marine invertebrate that is present in large numbers on the Rocks.