VELVET CRAB ( Nécora púber )

Local nameNÉCORA
Technical DescriptionGrainy flattened shell, bristly and with no crests. They have two flattened legs. The shell colour is dark brown or reddish brown with blue and red marks. The eye stem is red.
Fishing groundGenerally lives near the coast on rocky beds. This shellfish is only found in the Atlantic
Fishing techniquesIt is captured using traditional baskets and traps.
PortsRibadeo, San Ciprán and O Vicedo.
Good seasonAutumn and winter