Crabs are crustaceans. Female Crabs are called “hens”; male crabs are called “cocks.” Males are very narrow tails and larger claws. Females have broader tails that are somewhat heart-shaped. Which species of Crab is popular where depends basically on what’s available there: in Europe, it’s the Spider and Brown Crabs; in North America, on the Atlantic Coast, it’s Blue Crabs, and on the Pacific Coast, Dungeness Crabs. In the UK, the most commonly sold crab […]
The red rock crab may be found statewide in shallow coastal areas and in bays, on rocky or reef-type habitat. They range from the intertidal zone to depths of 300 ft. or more.