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.
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 ...
Here's an easy way to tell the difference between a male and female blue crab.
Males have blue claws, and, like most humans, female blue crabs "paint their ...
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
Because of restrictions placed on the Bay's blue crab harvest in 2008, the 2011
dredge In addition to harvest, an unusually long, cold winter and continuing poor
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 ...
Do you have questions about blue crabs? Read the blue crab FAQ for answers.
Can blue crabs swim? Some crabs swim. Most crabs, like stone crabs and ...
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 ...
The blue crab is a famous resident of the Chesapeake Bay. If you travel to the
Bay region, it is hard to overlook the many restaurants that offer crab cakes or ...