Spinous spider crab

Spinous spider crab




Scientific name Maja brachydactyla
Family Majidae
FAO code SCR

General characteristics of the species

Crustacean. Egg-shaped carapace, with numerous spines and tubers on the dorsal area, covered with hair. Reddish brown in color.


Other information
Main fishing gear Manual collection and traps (caves and cages).
Main ways of presenting the product Packed in polyethylene boxes or tanks. Alive. On ice.