Crab Topics

You are a starting crustacean collector , here you will find all needed information to start your own collection. But more advanced collector will find additional information to perfect their collection.

Sending Crustaceans
Natural history collections rely much on transport: the larger the collection, the more transport was important ...
 
Buying Crustaceans
The most economical way to build a collection is without doubt buying specimens ...
Finding Crustaceans
This is often a very satisfying way whose only drawbacks are that it can be very time-consuming and that travel can be expensive ...
 
Crustea Taxidermy
Most Crustacea are not very large and are usually put for some days in alcohol, after which they are best pinned on styrofoam for drying ...
Clubs & Societies
There is a large range of organizations for amateur and/or professional crustacean-people...
 
Storing
Large Crustaceans are best displayed in closest cabinets, behind glass. This will keep the dust away. They are often spectacular and colorful ...
Types of Collections
It is said that there are as many different collections as there are collectors ...
 
Library
As conchologists, we are not very acquinted with the existing literature ...
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