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submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Spiny Spider Crab

Spiny Spider Crab
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The Spiny Spider Crab, Maja squinado, has two big spines between the eyes, and a pear-shaped carapace with rosy pink spots. This one is 6 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

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