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    • Edible Crab
    • Brown Crab
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    • Cancer pagurus
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    • Sapateira

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What

Edible Crab Cancer pagurus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

May 15, 2013

Description

Rockpools at low tide.

Pie crust edges.

Photos / Sounds

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What

edible crab Cancer pagurus

Observer

cquintin

Date

August 16, 2010 05:52 PM HST

Description

Edible crab - Canon Powershot A610 + WP-DC90 housing

Photos / Sounds

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What

edible crab Cancer pagurus

Observer

tonyhowells2

Date

September 14, 2009 11:40 AM HST

Description

Edible crab, Cancer pagurus, St Abbes, Underwater, scub diving, UK

Photos / Sounds

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What

Edible Crab Cancer pagurus

Observer

petergreenwoods

Date

June 19, 2011 01:27 PM HST

Description

Family Decapoda
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.

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

No range data available.