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CRABS

The Dungeness Crab (Metacarcinus magister) was designated as the Official Crustacean of Oregon in 2009.

America has more varieties of crabs than anywhere else in the world.

The smallest crabs are the pea crab, which live inside oyster shells, and can be less than 1.5 mm. The largest crab is the Japanese spider crab, which reach 12 feet from leg tip to leg tip, and a body 18 inches by 12 inches.

The oldest crab industry in the United States is the blue crab industry of the Chesapeake Bay area, dating back almost to the early 1600s.

A single Alaskan King Crab can yield over 6 pounds of meat. They can measure up to a 6 foot leg span.

 

 

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