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Species of the Month July 2006

Montegu's crab - (C) Fiona Crouch

Common name: Montagu's crab

Latin name: Xantho incisus.

A type of crab (Crustacea)


Key Features

Where to look:

On the lower shore, under stones and in shallow pools.

Effects of warming sea:

Will become more common in Britain and be found further north.

More information:

Click here find out more about this species on the MarLIN website