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Fun Crab Facts for Kids
Check out our range of fun crab facts for kids. Learn about crabs exoskeleton shells, the biggest crab species, what crabs eat and much more.
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Other animals with similar names such as hermit crabs, king crabs, porcelain crabs, horseshoe crabs and crab lice, are not true crabs.
Crabs are omnivores (meaning they eat both meat and plants), they feed mainly on algae, but also bacteria, other crustaceans, molluscs, worms, and fungi.
Of all marine crustaceans caught be humans each year, crabs make up 20%. This adds up to a total of 1.5 million tonnes annually.
The most consumed species of crab in the world is the Japanese Blue Crab.