Callinectes sapidus has an average life span of 1-2 years. Many are harvested by humans before they would die naturally. In the St. Johns River, some blue crabs survive to four years of age.
Status: wild: 1 to 4 years.
Status: wild: 2 years.
Status: wild: 1 to 2 years.
- Zinski, S. 2006. "Blue crab spawning" (On-line). Accessed June 22, 2011 at http://www.bluecrab.info/spawning.html.