Kōrero: Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans

Typical crustacean features

Typical crustacean features

This diagram of a rock lobster displays some common crustacean features, such as two pairs of antennae, stalked eyes, jointed legs, a protective cover over the head and chest (carapace) and a jointed abdomen or tail region.

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Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, 'Crabs, crayfish and other crustaceans - Crustaceans – bugs of the sea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/8223/typical-crustacean-features (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by Niel Bruce and Alison MacDiarmid, published 12 Jun 2006