Crab

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Geryonidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Crab with carapace hexagonal; named quinquedens for the five spines on the carapace. Colour: Red. Maximum length 18 cm Carapace Width.

International Designations

Germany: 
Rote Tiefseekrabbe
Italy: 
Granchio di fondale
Portugal: 
Caranguejo
UK: 
Crab
Fishing gears: 
Pots traps
FAO code: 
CRR
Scientific name: 
Chaceon quinquedens
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
1613
Fishing seasons: 
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT