Measuring Crabs

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Measuring Crabs

We measure the carapace width - the distance between the tips of the lateral spines.


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FWC Facts:
Just like fish, blue crabs use gills to breathe. But unlike fish, blue crabs can survive out of water for over 24 hours, as long as their gills are kept moist.

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