A crab, a squat crustacean with pincers. Depicted as a reddish-orange crab (as cooked) shown from above, with a round, shelled body, shorted, tentacle-like eyes, and ten legs, the top two of which are large pincers.
May be used to represent crab as food or metaphorical senses of crab (e.g., crabby). Often used to represent ♋ Cancer, the Crab, in the Western zodiac.
Not to be confused with 🦞 Lobster.
Facebook’s pincers have black tips.
📅 Crab was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.