Crabs

Crab shells an eco-friendly way to ward off spread of malaria, say researchers!

Crab shells an eco-friendly way to ward off spread of malaria, say researchers!

 Mosquitoes carry diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, the Zika virus and encephalitis.

May 16, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
Scientists discover new species of crabs in Kerala that live in trees!

Scientists discover new species of crabs in Kerala that live in trees!

This is the first report of its kind to offer a record of an arboreal crab – a species that lives in trees.

Apr 05, 2017, 00:13 AM IST

Noisy ships are harming crabs

The noise made by ships is producing an ecological side-effect which impacts crabs with the largest specimens being hardest hit, a new study has found.

Feb 27, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

`Shell-Shocked` crabs can feel pain too

The food and aquaculture industries should reconsider how they treat live crustaceans such as crabs, prawns and lobsters as they are likely to feel pain, a study has revealed.

Jan 17, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

World’s largest land crabs tracked using GPS

Using GPS technology, scientists have tracked 55 huge robber crabs on Christmas Island, south of Indonesia.

Nov 18, 2012, 19:35 PM IST