5 Things You Didn't Know About Blue Crab

The blue crab’s scientific name is Callinectes sapidus, which translates to “savory beautiful swimmer.”

Indeed, their back legs, which are paddle shaped, make them excellent swimmers. And blue crabs are prized for their sweet, delicate flavor and tender meat. Blues are among the most heavily harvested creatures across the world, and typically fetch high prices in ports around the world.

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