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velvet_crab Velvet Crab

Alternative Name
  Velvet fiddler crab/Devil crab/Velvet swimming crab
Irish Name Luaineachán
Latin Name Necora puber
Environment Benthic
Importance Commercial
Depth(m) 0-80
Max Length(cm) 8
Benthopelagic

Eastern N Atlantic from the British Isles southward to the Mediterranean

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