Distribution in scandinavian waters
Maximum length: 10 cm.
Appearance: Red brown to grey in colour over the carapace, off
white on the underside.
Depth: 3-50 m.
Environment: The spider crab is relatively common all along the
Swedish west coast on algae covered bottoms.
Classification: The spider carb is a member of the ten-footed
crustaceans under the arthropods.