Spiny crab

Spiny crab

The Italian name for spiny crab, "granseola" derives from the Venetian "granso" (crab) and "seola" (onion). It's a shellfish, the biggest kind of crab in size, as well as one of the most delicious, like lobsters. Scientific description: Maja Squinado Its richest fishing area is located in the northern Adriatic sea and lagoon areas: it can be fished with fish pots (fine mesh traps). Spiny crabs are nutritious shellfish and low in fat: rich in potassium, phosphorus and sodium, they are made up of 80% of water.

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