Crab Mug – Colorful Watercolor Design

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This crab watercolor image is exclusively available through this site. The ceramic crab mug comes in two sizes – the standard 11oz mug and the bigger 15oz mug.

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This crab watercolor image is exclusively available through this site. The ceramic crab mug comes in two sizes – the standard 11oz mug and the bigger 15oz mug. The 15oz mug is the most popular. The mug is sturdy and glossy with a vivid print that’ll withstand the microwave and dishwasher.  This crab mug makes a great present for crab lovers throughout the U.S., including the Chesapeake Bay area.

• Ceramic
• Dishwasher and microwave safe
• White and glossy
• Available in 11oz or 15oz size

Blue crabs are a favorite throughout Maryland and Virginia, including the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  You will find reviews of places to get steamed crabs on our blog.

More Information on blue crabs

The scientific term for the crustaceans is callinectes sapidus. Some people call them the Chesapeake blue crab, while others refer to them as the Atlantic blue crab. They have four pairs of smaller legs and a fifth pair shaped like paddles. The fifth pair of legs helps to make them strong swimmers. They usually have bright blue claws and olive-colored shells. The claws of adult females sometimes have a red tip. Males often grow to eight inches across. Females tend to be slightly smaller. The largest blue crab ever caught in the Chesapeake weighed 1.1 pounds and was 10.72 inches across.

Where crabs live

Blue crabs live in estuaries and brackish coastal lagoons. While most famous for living in and around the Chesapeake Bay, they actually can be found in many areas of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Blue crabs can be found as far north as Nova Scotia and as far south as Uruguay. They have also invaded Europe.  They have been found in the Meditteranean, as well as the Spanish, Portuguese, and French coasts.

 

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