Scientists reported on Wednesday that Birgus latro, the largest land-dwelling crab in the world, are so strong that it can pinch at about 750 pounds of force (3,300 newtons) and even lift 66 pounds.
Warming water temperatures and increased carbon dioxide are causing a population growth among a species of shrimp-like crustaceans.
Meet Larry, the lobster that has been trending on social media.
An extinct marine crustacean-like creature known as Dollocaris ingen was equipped with two large eyes, each about a quarter of its body size. Researchers say this likely gave the pipsqueak an advantage when ambushing its prey.
Despite lacking an area of the brain that is equivalent to what enables human to sense pain, crabs are capable of feeling pain, researchers confirm.
With Halloween fast approaching, this is a good time to learn about a relatively small crustacean known as the Halloween crab for its colorful appearance.
Climate change could warm ocean water temperatures to the point where king crabs could migrate to shallower Antarctica waters, drastically altering marine fauna along the continental shelf and causing widespread reduction in biodiversity.
In a new unique study, scientists have successfully created solar cells using the shells of shrimps and other crustaceans of all things, possibly leading to a sustainable form of renewable energy.
Officials have confirmed the presence of invasive spiny waterfleas in yet another popular body of water in Minnesota, showing that the spread of this harmful critters is far from controlled.