Maja squinado

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Noun1.maja squinado - a large spider crab of EuropeMaja squinado - a large spider crab of Europe  
spider crab - any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies
genus Maia, genus Maja, Maia, Maja - type genus of the Majidae; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
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Resultats d'une operation de marquage d'araignee de met (Maia squinado, Herbst) adult en baie d'Audierne (Bretagne Sud).
The common spider crab is known scientifically as Maia squinado. Its range extends from France and Spain where it is commonly harvested, up as far as the west coast of Wales - close to its northern limit.
Studies on the biology, ecology and fishery of the spider crab Maia squinado Herbst (1768) of the west coast of Ireland.