Scientists have discovered a new species, related to the roly poly bug, that plays an important role in keeping the ocean healthy.
True crabs evolved to migrate between marine and land environments multiple times throughout their 250 million-year-old history, new study finds.
A large population of snow crabs in the eastern Bering Sea collapsed after a marine heat wave in 2018 and 2019 that multiplied the crabs' caloric needs and drove them to starvation.
French photographer Laurent Ballesta has received this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year award for his image of a tri-spine horseshoe crab off Pangatalan Island in the Philippines.
The "yeti" crab is white and hairy, as its nickname suggests, and it thrives in hydrothermal vents in Antarctica's frigid waters.
These tiny crustaceans, also known as boxer crabs, use the venomous anenomes to protect themselves from predators and to eat with. They also wave them around while fighting with each other.
Crabby bodies are so evolutionarily favorable, they've evolved at least five different times. So why does this process, known as carcinization, keep happening?
Reference Sea-monkeys is the marketing term used for a hybrid breed of brine shrimp sold in packets of dust in aquarium shops.
Sign up for the Live Science daily newsletter now
Get the world’s most fascinating discoveries delivered straight to your inbox.