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Blue crab - Wikipedia


Blue crab may refer to: The Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab, Callinectes sapidus; The blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus ...

Blue Crab - Chesapeake Bay Program


The blue crab is a swimming crustacean with bright blue claws and an olive green shell. It is one of the most recognizable species in the Chesapeake Bay.

Blue Crabs, Blue Crab Pictures, Blue Crab Facts - National ...


The blue crab is so named because of its sapphire-tinted claws. Its shell, or carapace, is actually a mottled brownish color, and mature females have red ...

New York State Blue Crab Cooking & Eating Guide


Blue crabs are one of the most popular creatures caught in the Hudson River and in New York City waters. Because of industrial contamination, fish and crabs ...

Blue Crab - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation


Blue Crab. The blue crab is a crustacean that is found in the Hudson River that is of ecological, recreational, and commercial importance. They have five pairs of ...

Blue Crab - Fish Facts - chesapeakebay.noaa.gov


The blue crab's scientific name—Callinectes sapidus—translated from Latin means 'beautiful savory swimmer.' Blue crabs not only comprise the most valuable ...

National Aquarium | Blue Crab


Despite their name, blue crabs are typically more of a gray to dull blue-green in color. Only their claws are truly blue, with the claws of mature females tipped in a  ...

Blue Crab


Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus). Color: Olive green carapace, with brilliant blue claws. Females have red-tipped claws. Size: Up to 9 inches long from point to ...

The Blue Crab Archives: BLUECRAB.INFO


Everything about blue crabs including science and biology, industry and consumer topics, and chicken-necking!

Blue Crab - National Wildlife Federation


Also known as the Chesapeake Blue Crab, or the Atlantic Blue Crab these crabs are strong swimmers due largely to their fifth pair of legs which are shaped like ...