Premium Blue Swimmer Crab Whole 4 pcs. 1 kg+
Crab is more than a popular item on a seafood menu, it also offers us a number of impressive health benefits, such as its ability to increase cognition, protect the heart, reduce inflammation, strengthen bones, boost the immune system, stimulate circulation, and detoxify the body. Blue swimmer crabs (Portunus armatus; formerly known as P. pelagicus) are a tropical species and belong to the Portunidae family. The family also includes other large, edible crabs found in The Bay of Bengal, such as mud crabs. Crabs from this family can usually be recognized by their flat, disc-shaped hind legs, used as paddles for swimming. They also have nine spikes, called horns, along their carapace, on either side of their eyes.
The scientific name “Portunus pelagicus”.Blue Swimmer Crabs, also known as Sand Crabs or Blue Manna Crabs, are swimming crabs that have their last pair of legs modified to act as paddles. Their claws are long and slender and the shell is rough in texture. The carapace is broad, with a prominent spine on each side. The colors vary from dark brown, blue, and purple, with pale mottling. Adult crabs are frequently found in large numbers in shallow bays and estuaries, particularly during the summer months. Blue Swimmer Crabs are highly regarded for their taste.