Crab (disambiguation)

Crab (disambiguation)

A crab is a water-dwelling creature, a decapod crustacean of the infraorder Brachyura.

Crab may also refer to:



  • Hermit crab, superfamily Paguroidea
  • King crab, family Lithodidae
  • Porcelain crab, the family Porcellanidae
  • Horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus
  • Crab louse, Crab lice, Phthirus pubis, Pthirus pubis, (also known as "crabs" and "pubic lice"), a parasitic insect notorious for infesting human pubic hair
    • Pediculosis pubis, disease caused by the crab louse


  • Crab meat, the seafood meat found within a crab
    • Crab sticks, imitation crab meat




  • Crab landing, a method of landing a fixed-wing aircraft in a crosswind
  • Crab (cipher), an encryption algorithm based on MD5
  • Crab steering, where the front wheels turn in the same direction as the rear wheels, for example with a camera dolly



  • Crab apples, species of the genus Malus other than the table apple Malus domestica
  • Sherman Crab, a British World War II mine-clearing tank
  • LMS Hughes Crab, a class of steam locomotive
  • An athletic move akin to the float in breakdancing
  • Crab (posture) used in gymnastics, breakdancing, yoga

See also

  • Mr. Krabs, a character from the animated TV series SpongeBob SquarePants
  • "Krabe", one of the monsters in the animated TV series Code Lyoko
  • Krabby, a Pokémon species whose Japanese name is Crab
  • Crab Orchard (disambiguation)
  • Russian submarine Krab
  • All pages beginning with "Crab"
  • All pages with titles containing "Crab"
  • Krab (disambiguation)

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