Devil Crab to become the official crustacean of Florida
Unless you’ve been to the Tampa area, you might associate Devil Crab with stuffed crab. In Tampa, Devil Crab is more like a croquette, a mix of blue crab meat and Cuban bread that is deep fried. As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to its conclusion, Senator Janet Cruz, has announced her intent to file legislation designating Devil Crab as the Official Crustacean of Florida. ; designating the Devil Crab as the official state crustacean; providing an effective date. Section 15.0522, Florida Statutes, is created to read: 15.0522 Official state crustacean.—The Devil Crab, made specifically in Tampa, Florida, is designated as the official Florida state crustacean.