TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

PURPLE LAND CRAB [1 record]

Record 1 2008-10-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Crustaceans
Universal entry(ies)
OBS

A crab of the family Gecarcinidae.

CONT

Black land crab (Gecarcinus ruricola) populations and their dependent catchery in the San Andres Archipelago, Colombia, are under threat from overexploitation, habitat loss and degradation, and road-kill during annual spawning migrations to the sea.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Crustacés
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
OBS

Crabe de la famille des Gecarcinidae.

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: