The sand crab's food supply comes solely from plankton and its important component, dinoflagellates. To feed, the crabs find the swash zone where the waves are breaking and bury themselves backwards. Then they use antenn... 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 »

It is necessary to thaw the crab legs overnight and have a pot of boiling water ready to go; after that, it is only necessary to cook them in the water for about five minutes, as long as they get turned several times coo... More »

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Depending on the species, sea crabs eat plankton, worms, fish, shrimp and other crabs. Crabs that live in the deep sea survive on foodfalls, which are scraps of meat that fall to the ocean floor after being killed by ano... More »

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 »

Shore crabs feed primarily on invertebrates such as molluscs, clams, crustaceans and worms, but they eat practically anything they can get a hold of, including the remains of dead organisms. Their voracious appetites hav... More »

In captivity, hermit crabs are omnivorous and eat hermit crab pellets, as well as fruits such as apples, bananas, and grapes, and green vegetables such as kale and broccoli. They also eat calcium supplements such as crus... More »

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