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Mrs. Krabs was or is the mother of Pearl Krabs and the wife of Eugene H. Krabs.

Pearl's lack of a mother is a reference to the phrase "mother of Pearl," which Mr. Krabs often says when something surprises him. Stephen Hillenburg (who had passed away in 2018) was against revealing the identity of Mrs. Krabs and had kept it a secret throughout the series. For this reason, it is unknown if Mrs. Krabs is a whale or is part whale, much like Mr. Krabs.[1]


The exclamation "mother of Pearl!" is used in the following episodes, usually by Mr. Krabs:


  • It has been revealed Mrs. Krabs is a whale, shown in the picture.

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    • When Mr.Krabs says "Mother of Pearl!" I think he may reffer to a PEARL, not to Pearl's mother, so what do you say about it?
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