Species catalogue

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.

Characteristics
FAO code
CRR
Specie
Chaceon quinquedens
Type
Crustaceans
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct
International denominations
Germany Rote Tiefseekrabbe
Italy Granchio di fondale
Portugal Caranguejo
United Kingdom Crab
Fishing areas
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