Blue crab may refer to: The Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab,
Callinectes sapidus; The blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus ...
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.
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 ...
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. 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 ...
The blue crab's scientific name—Callinectes sapidus—translated from Latin
means 'beautiful savory swimmer.' Blue crabs not only comprise the most
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 (Callinectes sapidus). Color: Olive green carapace, with brilliant blue
claws. Females have red-tipped claws. Size: Up to 9 inches long from point to ...
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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 ...