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Shrimp, Prawns,

Crabs and Lobsters


This section has articles on shrimp, prawn, crabs and lobsters. Included are articles on white shrimp, brown shrimp, pink shrimp, royal red shrimp and rock shrimp, blue crabs, king crabs, snow crabs, dungeness crabs, American lobsters, rock lobsters and other varieties of seafood.

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Where Do Blue Crabs Come From?

Published: November 5, 2012
Atlantic blue crabs are found along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America. Although they are occasionally caught as far north as Nova Scotia,  blue crabs are most abundant in estuaries such as the Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, North Carolina Sounds, and inland waterways in the Gulf of Mexico.

Where Do Crawfish Come From?

Published: May 30, 2012
Crawfish are especially popular in Cajun cuisine and have become common in many other cooking genres.

What Are Soft Shelled Crabs?

Published: March 31, 2011 | Updated: March 31, 2011
The soft shelled crab is one of the most highly recommended seafood delicacies found in the USA.

How to Make Shrimp Quesadillas

Published: May 11, 2010 | Updated: May 12, 2010
Shrimp quesadillas are simple to prepare, require few ingredients and delicious. They are very versatile and can be modified by substituting or adding ingredients.

Tips on Buying Wild Caught American Shrimp

Published: October 28, 2009 | Updated: October 29, 2009
Americans love seafood, with shrimp being the undisputed favorite.

Florida Spiny Lobsters

Published: August 4, 2009 | Updated: August 4, 2009
Spiny lobsters, also known as rock lobsters, are crustaceans related to crabs, shrimp, crayfish and the Spanish lobster.

Asian Prawns

Published: February 28, 2009
Prawns have a sweet, delicate flavor and are considered better than either lobster or shrimp.

Shrimp and Prawns of the World

Published: February 26, 2009
General information on species of shrimp and prawns.

Enjoy Florida’s Spiny Lobster

Published: September 6, 2008
Enjoy the Abundance of Florida’s Spiny Lobster

When You’re in a Pickle – Pick Florida Shrimp

Published: July 31, 2007 | Updated: April 10, 2009
Florida white shrimp is a popular delicacy beloved by all.