Mitten Crab Recording Project

Identification

Mitten Crab Claw Mitten Crab Carapace

Mitten crab key identification features

Juvinile Mitten Crab

Similar species

Shore Crab

Common shore crab (Carcinus maenas)

Porcelain Crab

Broad clawed porcelain crab (Porcellana platycheles)

For more information on UK crab species see the MarLIN website