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Blue crab - Wikipedia

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

Blue Crab - Chesapeake Bay Program

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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.

Blue Crabs, Blue Crab Pictures, Blue Crab Facts - National ...

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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 ...

BLUECRAB.INFO - Blue Crab Identification - The Blue Crab Archives

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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 ...

National Aquarium | Blue Crab

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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  ...

More Than Just the Bay - Creatures of the Chesapeake - Blue Crabs ...

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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

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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 ...

Blue Crabs - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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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 ...

Blue Crab, Hard Shell Crabs, Bushel Of Crabs, Buy Crab, Maryland ...

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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 ...

SERC - Education K12: Blue Crab Introduction

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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 ...

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Blue Crab - Fish Facts - chesapeakebay.noaa.gov

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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 valuable ...

The Blue Crab Archives: BLUECRAB.INFO

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Everything about blue crabs including science and biology, industry and consumer topics, and chicken-necking!

Blue Crab Bay Co.

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Located in a rural coastal community on Virginia's Eastern Shore, Blue Crab Bay Co. was founded in 1985 by Pamela Barefoot in her farmhouse kitchen to ...