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Lithodes maja
(Northern stone crab)


 

lithodes maja

Scientific name: Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758)
Popular names: Northern stone crab, king crab
Danish name: Troldkrabbe

Family: Lithodidae (King crabs)

Distribution: North Atlantic Ocean
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 0 - 800 m (demersal)
Max. size: ~ 14 cm