Fiddler crabs, like other members of the subphylum Crustacea, produce eggs as the means of reproduction. During courtship, the large claw of the male fiddler crab is used to attract the female. Females choose males that ... More »

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Spider crabs are edible, but not all types of spider crab taste good. The European spider crab and the Japanese spider crab are harvested for food more than the portly spider crab, which is tough and full of muscle. More »

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 »

Like other members of the order Decapoda, hermit crabs have a total of 10 legs. These include the chelipeds, or front claws, which are used for grasping and pinching. The larger of the two chelipeds is designed for self-... More »

The orange stuff in crabs is eggs. Crab eggs are also known as roe or coral, and the presence of the eggs is an indication that the crab is a female. Crab coral is a delicacy often used in recipes. More »

Yes, crabs lay eggs. There are many types of crab, but their reproductive activities are similar. Female horseshoe crabs lay between 60,000 and 120,000 eggs. More »

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 »