Crab

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Geryonidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Carapace of hexagonal shape, smooth, wider than long, with two small teeth at the front edge and three large, sharp teeth at each side edge. Pincers large, asymmetrical. Long legs, finished in a thin, flat dactyl. Variable reddish color, from darker to orange. The carapace comes to measure 5 cm in length and 8 cm in width.

International Designations

Portugal: 
Caranguejo
UK: 
Crab
China: 
马氏怪蟹
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
Pots traps
FAO code: 
GRQ
Scientific name: 
Geryon longipes
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
120
Fishing seasons: 
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT