Crab Fun Facts
(Created by Angel and Clare during the 2001-2002 school year)

 
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 *The crab's teeth are in their stomachs.

*The crab's scientific name is Callinectes sapidus [call-in-ek-tis sap-ah-dis].

*Average crabs live no longer than 3 years.

*The biggest crab in Maryland was a male which measured 9 in.

*Crabs are also called decapods.

*Decapod means 10 legs.

*Callinectes sapidus means "beautiful swimmer".

*The swim paddles help the crab swim.

*If a crab loses its claw, the claw grows back.