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.

International Designations

Portugal: 
Caranguejo-real
UK: 
Crab
China: 
深海红蟹
Fishing gears: 
Pots traps
FAO code: 
KEF
Scientific name: 
Chaceon affinis
Type: 
Crustacean
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
Global production (Tons): 
290
Fishing seasons: 
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT