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Stone crab

Lithodes maja

This long-legged, orange-red crab is covered in sharp, spiny protrusions. It is found at depths of 200 to 350 metres from Newfoundland southward.

Map of Stone crab in Canada
Distribution of Stone crab in Canada

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