Xielüe 蟹略 is a book on crabs written during the Southern Song period 南宋 (1127-1279) by Gao Sisun 高似孫 (1158-1231), courtesy name Xugu 續古, style Shuliao 疎寮, from Yin 鄞 close to present-day Ningbo 寧波, Zhejiang. Gao also wrote the book catalogues Zilüe 子略 and Shilüe 史略 and the local chronicle Yanlu 剡錄.
The first fascicle quotes from various literary sources concerning the names and designations of crabs (Xieyuan 蟹原), their appearance, habits, taste, and medical use (Xiexiang 蟹象). Part 2 focuses on statements on places where crabs can be harvested (Xiexiang 蟹鄉), tools to collect or to breed crabs (Xieju 蟹具), species of crabs (Xiepin 蟹品), and the use of crabs for divinatory purposes (Xiezhan 蟹占). Section 3 talks about crabs as "tribute presents" (Xiegong 蟹貢), food (Xiezhuan 蟹饌), and animals "related" to crabs (Xiedie 蟹牒). The last part consists of poems and rhapsodies mentioning or describing crabs (Xieya 蟹雅, Xiezhi 蟹志, Xiefu 蟹賦, Xieyong 蟹詠).