It is one of the most diverse group of invertebrates in the world that has around 45,000 species worldwide and can be found in almost all types of habitats – from land, freshwater, and intertidal areas down to the deep regions of the ocean. Crustaceans also have an ecological and economic importance. They serve a lot of roles in the environment such as helping in the process of nutrient cycle, with some controlling the population of other organisms through predation, and some serving as a vital source of food for other animals and humans. A high demand for crustaceans has become a source of income for small scale and commercial fisheries, thus contributing to the global economy and food supply.