Rockpools at low tide.
Pie crust edges.
Edible crab - Canon Powershot A610 + WP-DC90 housing
Edible crab, Cancer pagurus, St Abbes, Underwater, scub diving, UK
BRITISH ISLES: WALES: GLAMORGAN VC41. Oxwich Point, cliffs by WW2 fortifications. GR. 508-848 24/06/2011
This crab has a wide distribution in north-west Europe. It is common around the coastline of Britain.
Cancer pagurus, commonly known as the edible crab or brown crab, is a species of crab found in the North Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and perhaps in the Mediterranean Sea. It is a robust crab of a reddish-brown colour, having an oval carapace with a characteristic "pie crust" edge and black tips to the claws. A mature adult may have a carapace width of up to 25 cm (10 in) and weigh up to 3 kg (6.6 lb). C. pagurus...