Crab

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Portunidae

Marine decapod crustacean. The most distinct feature of this surface crab is that the frontal margin, between the eyes, is hairy and without any spines. At the other side of the eyes the margin anterolateral has five teeth on each side. This is a small crab, the brown carapace does not exceed a length of 30 mm and width of 33.

International Designations

Portugal: 
Navalheira
UK: 
Crab
China: 
弓形平滑梭子蟹
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
LQA
Scientific name: 
Liocarcinus arcuatus
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC