Red sea crabs are spread all along the borders of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean
including Gulf of Maine and Gulf of Mexico. These sea crabs live in mire,
smooth, and rigid underneath at pits from 200 to 2000 meters.
Gulf of Maine, red colored sea crabs are found in water as low as 75 m. Male red
sea crabs grow up to 5-6 years to reach marketable size, and require further
than 15 years achieving a greatest size till 180 mm exoskeleton width.
Female red sea crabs only develop to an utmost dimension of 120 mm. For the
period of mating, superior male sea crab forms a defensive confine around the
female, carrying it until she gets prepared for mating.
sea crabs clutch their eggs for nine months. When the larvae hatch, they stay
inside plankton for 20 to 130 days. More on Sea