Edible Crab
Edible Crab

"Cancer Pagurus".
A Crab with an Oval Reddish - brown Carapace with a piecrust margin and massive black tipped pincers , it is a nocturnal predator, targeting a range of molluscs and crustaceans.
Found on bedrock including under boulders, mixed coarse grounds, and offshore in muddy sand to about 100 m.
A mature adult may have a carapace width of up to 25 cm (10 in) and weigh up to 3 kg (6.6 lb).

Ref: 10912C

Date: 05/10/2012

Location: Wiseman's Bridbe

Edible Crab

"Cancer Pagurus".
A Crab with an Oval Reddish - brown Carapace with a piecrust margin and massive black tipped pincers , it is a nocturnal predator, targeting a range of molluscs and crustaceans.
Found on bedrock including under boulders, mixed coarse grounds, and offshore in muddy sand to about 100 m.
A mature adult may have a carapace width of up to 25 cm (10 in) and weigh up to 3 kg (6.6 lb).

Ref: 10912C

Date: 05/10/2012

Location: Wiseman's Bridbe