Species catalogue

Crab

Order Decapoda
Family Geryonidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Rounded crab carapace, with three teeth not very marked in the anterolateral edge. The first pair of walking legs with pincers, shorter than the 5th pair. Yellowish, with reddish or brown spots. The ends of the darker legs.

Characteristics
FAO code
KEF
Specie
Chaceon affinis
Type
Crustaceans
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct
International denominations
China 深海红蟹
Portugal Caranguejo-real
United Kingdom Crab
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Pots traps

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