Lithodidae Dromiidae Atelecyclidae Cancridae Pirimelidae Cheiragonidae Dorippidae Eriphiidae Epialtidae Inachidae Oregoniidae Pilumnidae Geryonidae Portunidae Potamidae Panopeidae Xanthidae Grapsidae Images Name list Publications Sites Whole checklist По-русски (in Russian) Porcellanidae Varunidae Camptandriidae Macrophthalmidae Pinnotheridae Hapalogastridae Plagusiidae Far East / North Pacific Black Sea Baltic Sea Freshwater crabs Arctic Ocean Designed and composed by Alex Alyakrinsky, 2011 Brachyura, picture of crab Macropodia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1761) Inachidae Macropodia rostrata (Linnaeus, 1761) Arctic Ocean & Black Sea Range. “Macropodia rostrata inhabits the entire Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the E  Atlantic between the Murman coast and S Africa” [Holthuis, L.B. & Gottlieb, E., 1958, p. 109].  In the Black Sea it is found at the same habitat as Macropodia longirostris, but apparently it is  more rare species. [Kobjakova & Dolgopolskaya, 1969, p. 289]. In the Black Sea it avoids  brackish water and inhabits littoral and sublittoral zones from Tarkhankut Cape to Caucasus.  [Makarov, 2004, p. 335].  Size of carapace. 15,5 x 12,5 mm, male. [Bacescu, 1967, p. 268]. Up to 22 mm. [Makarov,  2004, p. 333].  Crab Macropodia rostrata picture