Types of fish :: Spider crab

Spider CrabGalician: Centola. Molerlo. Pateiro. Carrapetos. Bruños the smaller ones.

Spanish: Centollo.

Description: It has a triangular shell at the front and nearly round at the back. It's covered by a form of fine spines. In the front border it has two stronger spines. It has five pairs of hard long legs and is a dark red colour. It's common for the shell to be covered in algae.

Minimum size: 15 centimetres.