Do Crabs Have Backbones?

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A crab is not a vertebrate and therefore does not have a backbone. However, a crab's body is covered with a thick exoskeleton. They have an abdomen that is reduced in their thorax.
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Its shell or 'exo-skeleton' supports its body instead of an internal skeleton.
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No. Arthropods have an exoskeleton - their shell.
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