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...
Blue crab may refer to: The Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab,
Callinectes sapidus; The blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus; The blue king
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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The blue crab's scientific name—Callinectes sapidus—translated from Latin
means 'beautiful savory swimmer.' Blue crabs not only comprise the most
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Female blue crabs mate only once in their lives, when they become sexually
mature immediately following their pubertal molt (immediately following this molt,