Sand crabs, like all species of crabs, can be eaten. Sand crabs are also called mole crabs, and while they are often considered ugly in appearance, they are crunchy and flavorful. More »

The coconut crab, also known as the robber crab, is edible although it's not a true crab due to its soft, unsegmented abdomen. To many Pacific Islanders, this creature is considered a delicacy. More »

Crab apples are edible. They have a sour, sharp taste, but people can eat them in the same way as regular apples. Because of toxins, it is not advised to eat the seeds or the core. More »

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A crab's habitat is the sand and the forest burrows depending on its species geographic range though pet crabs are often given sand, coral or Earth substrate for their habitat. Red crabs, blue crabs and horseshoe crabs l... More »

There are more than 1,300 species of freshwater crabs and, as such, there is no one diet consistent to all of them. However, most are omnivores and scavengers. More »

Hermit crabs are marine or terrestrial invertebrates called decapods that mostly live underwater, with a few tropical species living on the land. They are named for their habit of living in scavenged shells, which they m... More »

According to the Seattle Aquarium, there are over 500 different species of hermit crabs around the world. In spite of what their name implies, hermit crabs are not solitary animals and can usually be found in groups of a... More »