Do crabs have rights?

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ANIMAL welfare legislation generally applies only to vertebrates. There are, however, moves to include invertebrates. Proposed changes to European law, for example, would extend welfare laws to crabs and lobsters. Up to now the only invertebrate protected is the common octopus.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-25
Number of pages2
JournalNew Scientist
Issue number2716
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2009


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Fraser, P. (2009). Do crabs have rights? New Scientist, 203(2716), 24-25.