Acocil Acocil is a species of crayfish native to Mexico, Cambarellus montezumae.
American lobster The American lobster, Homarus americanus, is a species of lobster found on the Atlantic coast of North America, chiefly from Labrador to New Jersey.
Arctides guineensis Arctides guineensis is a species of slipper lobster which lives in the Bermuda Triangle.
Astacus astacus Astacus astacus, the European crayfish, noble crayfish or broad-fingered crayfish, is the most common species of crayfish in Europe, and a traditional food source.
Atlantic white shrimp Atlantic white shrimp (Penaeus setiferus), also known as white shrimp or green tails is a species of prawn (not shrimp) found on the eastern seaboard of North America.
Austromegabalanus psittacus Austromegabalanus psittacus, the giant barnacle or picoroco as it is known in Spanish, is a species of large barnacle native to the coasts of Chile and southern Peru.
California spiny lobster The California spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus, is a species of spiny lobster found in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Monterey Bay, California to the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
Callinectes sapidus Callinectes sapidus (from the Greek calli- = "beautiful", nectes = "swimmer", and Latin sapidus = "savory"), the Chesapeake blue crab or Atlantic blue crab, or simply...
Callinectes similis Callinectes similis, sometimes called the lesser blue crab or dwarf crab, is a species of blue crab described in 1966.
Cancer bellianus Cancer bellianus, the toothed rock crab, is a common species of crab in the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean.
Cancer irroratus Cancer irroratus, common name the Atlantic rock crab, or peekytoe crab, is a crab in the genus Cancer.
Cancer johngarthi Cancer johngarthi is a species of crab that lives in the eastern Pacific Ocean from Mexico to Panama.
Cancer pagurus Cancer pagurus, commonly known as the edible crab or brown crab, is a species of crab found in the North Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and perhaps in the Mediterranean Sea.
Caridea Shrimp are swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water.
Chaceon fenneri Chaceon fenneri, commonly known as the golden crab or golden deepsea crab, is one of several species of crab harvested for food by humans.
Chinese mitten crab The Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis is a medium-sized burrowing crab, named for its furry claws that look like mittens, that is native in the coastal estuaries of eastern Asia from K...
Chionoecetes Chionoecetes is a genus of crabs that live in the northern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
Chionoecetes opilio Chionoecetes opilio, also known as snow crab, is a predominantly epifaunal crustacean found at shelf depths in the northwest Atlantic Ocean and north Pacific Ocean.
Coconut crab The coconut crab, Birgus latro, is a species of terrestrial hermit crab, also known as the robber crab or palm thief.
Crab Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (βραχύς / brachys = short, οὐρά / οura = tail), usually ent...
Crab fisheries Crab fisheries are fisheries which capture or farm crabs.
Crangon crangon Crangon crangon is a commercially important species of caridean shrimp fished mainly in the southern North Sea, although also found in the Irish Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea and Black ...
Crayfish Crayfish – also called crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, or mudbugs – are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters, to which they are related; ta...
Declawing of crabs Declawing of crabs is the process whereby one or both claws of a live crab (including king crabs) are manually pulled off and the animal is then returned to the water.
Dried shrimp Dried shrimp are shrimp that have been sun dried and shrunk to a thumbnail size.
Dungeness crab The Dungeness crab, Metacarcinus magister, is a species of crab that inhabits eelgrass beds and water bottoms on the west coast of North America.
Farfantepenaeus aztecus Farfantepenaeus aztecus is a species of marine penaeid shrimps found around the east coast of the USA and Mexico.
Florida stone crab The Florida stone crab, Menippe mercenaria, is a crab found in the western North Atlantic, from Connecticut to Belize, including Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba and the Bahamas that is...
Galathea strigosa Galathea strigosa is a species of squat lobster found in the northeast Atlantic Ocean, from the Nordkapp to the Canary Islands, and in the Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea.
Glyptolithodes Glyptolithodes cristatipes, also known as the Peruvian centolla, is a species of king crab, and the only species in the genus Glyptolithodes.
Goose barnacle Goose barnacles (order Pedunculata), also called stalked barnacles or gooseneck barnacles, are filter-feeding crustaceans that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks and flots...
Gulf Coast stone crab The Gulf Coast stone crab, Menippe adina, is a crab found in the Gulf of Mexico from northwest Florida to Tamaulipas, Mexico that is widely caught for food.
Homarus gammarus Homarus gammarus, known as the European lobster or common lobster, is a species of clawed lobster from the eastern Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and parts of the Black Sea.
Horsehair crab The horsehair crab, Erimacrus isenbeckii, (Japanese: ケガニ kegani), is a species of crab which is found in the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean and is frequently used in Japanese...
Ibacus alticrenatus Ibacus alticrenatus is a species of slipper lobster that lives in the waters of Australia and New Zealand.
Ibacus peronii Ibacus peronii, the Balmain bug or butterfly fan lobster, is a species of slipper lobster.
Indian prawn The Indian prawn, Fenneropenaeus indicus, is one of the major commercial prawn species of the world.
Japanese spiny lobster The Japanese spiny lobster, Panulirus japonicus, is a member of the Panulirus genus of spiny lobsters.
Jasus Jasus is a genus of spiny lobsters which live in the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere.
Jasus edwardsii Jasus edwardsii, the southern rock lobster, red rock lobster, or spiny rock lobster, is a species of spiny lobster found throughout coastal waters of southern Australia and...
Jasus frontalis Jasus frontalis, known as the Juan Fernández rock lobster, is a species of spiny lobster in the genus Jasus, found around the Juan Fernández and Desventuradas Islands in the south-...
Jasus lalandii Jasus lalandii (also called the Cape rock lobster or West Coast rock lobster) is a species of spiny lobster found off the coast of Southern Africa.
Jonah crab The Jonah crab, Cancer borealis, is a species of crab found on the Atlantic coast of North America.
Krill Krill are small crustaceans of the order Euphausiacea, and are found in all the world's oceans.
Langostino Langostino is a Spanish word with different meanings in different areas.
Litopenaeus setiferus Litopenaeus setiferus (formerly Penaeus setiferus, and known by various common names including white shrimp, gray shrimp, lake shrimp, green shrimp, green-tailed shrimp...
Lobster Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans.
Lysiosquillina maculata Lysiosquillina maculata, the zebra mantis shrimp or striped mantis shrimp, is a species of mantis shrimp found across the Indo-Pacific region from East Africa to the Galápagos an...
Macrobrachium rosenbergii Macrobrachium rosenbergii, also known as the giant river prawn, giant freshwater prawn, Malaysian prawn, freshwater scampi (especially in India), or cherabin, i...
Maja squinado Maja squinado is a species of migratory crab found in the north-east Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Mantis shrimp Mantis shrimp or stomatopods are marine crustaceans, the members of the order Stomatopoda.
Marron Marron is a name given to two closely related species of crayfish in Western Australia.
Marsupenaeus Marsupenaeus japonicus, known as the kuruma shrimp, kuruma prawn, or Japanese tiger prawn, is a species of prawn.
Menippe adina Menippe adina is a species of crab, sometimes called the Gulf stone crab or Western Gulf stone crab.
Metanephrops challengeri Metanephrops challengeri (commonly known as the New Zealand lobster or New Zealand scampi) is a species of slim, pink lobster that lives around the coast of New Zealand.
Orithyia sinica Orithyia sinica, sometimes called the tiger crab or tiger face crab, is a "singularly unusual" species of crab, whose characteristics warrant its separation into a separate genus, fa...
Paralithodes platypus The blue king crab, Paralithodes platypus, is a species of king crab which lives near St. Matthew Island, the Pribilof Islands, and the Diomede Islands, Alaska, with further population...
Paranephrops Paranephrops is a genus of freshwater crayfish species endemic to New Zealand.
Parribacus japonicus Parribacus japonicus, the Japanese mitten lobster, is a species of slipper lobster.
Penaeus esculentus Penaeus esculentus is a species of prawn which is widely fished for consumption around Australia.
Penaeus monodon Penaeus monodon, the giant tiger prawn or Asian tiger shrimp (and also known by other common names), is a marine crustacean that is widely reared for food.
Pie crust crab The pie crust crab, Metacarcinus novaezelandiae (formerly Cancer novaezelandiae), is a species of crab found around New Zealand and south-eastern Australia.
Portunus pelagicus Portunus pelagicus, also known as the flower crab, blue crab, blue swimmer crab, blue manna crab or sand crab, also known as alimasag in Tagalog, is a large crab found in...
Portunus trituberculatus Portunus trituberculatus, the gazami crab, Japanese blue crab or horse crab, is the most widely fished species of crab in the world.
Prawn Prawns are decapod crustaceans, belonging to the sub-order Dendrobranchiata.
Ranina ranina Ranina ranina, the red frog crab or spanner crab, is a species of edible crab, the only extant species in its genus.
Red king crab The red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, is a species of king crab.
Sagmariasus Sagmariasus verreauxi is a species of spiny lobster that lives around northern New Zealand, the Kermadec Islands the Chatham Islands and Australia from Queensland to Tasmania.
Scylla serrata Scylla serrata (often called mud crab or mangrove crab, although both terms are highly ambiguous, as well as black crab) is an economically important species of crab found in the estua...
Scyllarides herklotsii Scyllarides herklotsii is a species of slipper lobster from the Atlantic coast West Africa.
Scyllarides latus Scyllarides latus, the Mediterranean slipper lobster, is a species of slipper lobster found in the Mediterranean Sea and in the eastern Atlantic Ocean.
Scyllarus arctus Scyllarus arctus is a species of slipper lobster which lives in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic Ocean.
Shrimp Shrimp, sometimes called prawn, are slender, stalk-eyed crustaceans with long antennae and spiny rostrums.
Shrimp (food) Shrimp meat is an important seafood that is consumed worldwide.