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Rock Crab

Crabe commun ou Crabe de roche

Cancer irroratus

  • Description Description Icon
    A big crab that can grow to 14 cm in width. There are 9 slightly rounded teeth between his eyes and claws on each side of his shell. The colour of his shell is yellowish with mauve brown spots.
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  • Interesting Fact Interesting Fact Icon
    The Rock Crab uses his big claws to crush mollusks, sea urchins, and star fish before eating them.