Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs

Ornate Blue Crab
Ornate Blue Crab
Scientific Name: Callinectes ornatus
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Portunidae
Category: Swimming Crabs
Also known as: Shelligs crab
Size: 3 to 5 in. (7 to 12 cm)  
Depth: 3-130 ft. (1-40 m)
Distribution: Florida, Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil


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