Fat Tuna


Toothed rock crab

Cancer bellianus

It is found at depths from 50 metres to over 730 m. While the species is sometimes abundant in the south of its range, it is uncommon further north.

Conservation Status

Local stocks appear to be healthy.

Principal fishing methods

fish traps.


It grows up to 130 millimetres in carapace length, and is pale brown with red spots.


August to December



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