Spider crab

Spider crab

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.

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