Gallery description : picture of a crab

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

Facts about crabs
NameCrab
ColourRed, brown, orange, blue
FamilyBrachyura
Weight100g - 2,000g (3.5oz - 704oz)
PredatorsBirds, otter, octopus
PhylumArthropoda
Main PreyShrimp, fish, mussels
ClassCrustacea
Distinctive FeaturesHard, armoured shell and eight legs
LifestyleSolitary
KingdomAnimalia
HabitatCoral reefs and coastline
Size (L)1cm - 400cm (0.4in - 157in)
Skin TypeShell
Top Speed19km/h (12mph)
Life Span1 - 100 years
Average Litter Size2
TypeArthropod
Conservation StatusThreatened
DietCarnivore
OrderDecapoda
Scientific NameBrachyura
Image Details
Description Picture of a crab. Ghost crabs are nocturnal but can often be seen at dusk or ...
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