At each stage of life, blue crabs are susceptible to a different class of predator, though their most consistent predator is the human being. During the larval stage, blue crabs' m...
What Are Blue Crabs?
The Chesapeake or Atlantic blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) is a member of arthropods, a large group that consists of crabs, shrimp, lobsters, krill, crayfish and barnacles. Blue crabs live in the western Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Coast of Central...
Blue crab may refer to: The Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab,
Callinectes sapidus; The blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus; The blue king
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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.
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Blue crabs not only comprise the most valuable fishery in the Chesapeake Bay,
but are major predators of benthic communities and are prey for many other fish ...
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 ...