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The gazami crab is a deep-sea creature introduced in New Horizons. Diving is the only way to obtain it.

Donation to the museum

In New Horizons

Upon donation to the museum or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say:

"The gazami crab may be better known by its more descriptive name… the Japanese blue crab. It gets its name from the blue tint sometimes found in its shell and legs. Its paddle-like rear legs are what help it to swim freely and quickly through the water. Of course, this gazami crab couldn't swim enough to get away from you!"

Capture Quotes

"I got a gazami crab! What a gripping find!" —New Horizons

Encyclopedia Information

Deep-Sea Creature
Encyclopedia Information
"I got a gazami crab! What a gripping find!"
Current Active Hours All day
Months active (north) Jun–Nov
Months active (south) Dec–May


Further Information

Main article: Gazami crab on Wikipedia
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