Carcinus maenas (Common Shore Crab) is a species of decapods in the family Carcinidae. They are native to Denmark, Iceland, Mauritania, Germany, Pacific Ocean, Belgium, The Netherlands, Sweden, Portugal, United Kingdom, Morocco, Spain, Western Sahara, France, Ireland, Atlantic Ocean, and Norway. They are regenerators. Individuals can grow to 73 mm. They rely on drag powered swimming to move around.
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