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Blue crabs are named for their brilliant sapphire-tinted claws; their carapace (shell) is actually mottled brownish in color. The blue crab's scientific name, Callinectes sapidus, means "savory beautiful swimmer." Prized for their sweet and tender meat,... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_crab

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

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animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/blue-crab

Learn all you wanted to know about blue crabs with pictures, videos, photos, facts , and news from National Geographic.

www.chesapeakebay.net/fieldguide/critter/blue_crab

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.

chesapeakebay.noaa.gov/fish-facts/blue-crab

Blue crabs are sexually dimorphic, meaning sexes occur in distinct forms. Males have blue claws and a narrow abdominal apron (referred to as the Washington ...

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Find delicious fresh blue crab or hard shell crabs here. Whether you are looking to buy crab by the dozen or a bushel of crabs, purchase your crab from us and ...

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Find delicious fresh blue crab or hard shell crabs here. Whether you are looking to buy crab by the dozen or a bushel of crabs, purchase your crab from us and ...

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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  ...