Gallery description : crab

The average weight of the crab is 100g - 2,000g (3.5oz - 704oz). Crab (brachyura) usually grows 1cm - 400cm (0.4in - 157in). Crab is a arthropod that inhabits coral reefs and coastline. It has a shell skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. These arthropods usually live 1 - 100 years. The maximum speed it can reach is 19km/h (12mph).

Facts about crabs
NameCrab
TypeArthropod
Size (L)1cm - 400cm (0.4in - 157in)
ClassCrustacea
FamilyBrachyura
Top Speed19km/h (12mph)
PredatorsBirds, otter, octopus
Main PreyShrimp, fish, mussels
Average Litter Size2
Life Span1 - 100 years
ColourRed, brown, orange, blue
HabitatCoral reefs and coastline
Skin TypeShell
PhylumArthropoda
LifestyleSolitary
OrderDecapoda
Distinctive FeaturesHard, armoured shell and eight legs
Weight100g - 2,000g (3.5oz - 704oz)
Conservation StatusThreatened
KingdomAnimalia
DietCarnivore
Scientific NameBrachyura
Image Details
Description Crab. Description Horseshoe crab with shells.JPG
Width 2322 pixels
Heigh 1577 pixels
File type JPG
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