This species is a species of the lowershore and can be commonly found under rocks and stones on very low spring tides.
Images of this species taken at Long Rock, near Penzance, Cornwall. 17.04.11; and at other locations across Devon and Cornwall.
Scientific and European Names:
Galathea squamifera, Black squat lobster, Scaly squat lobster, Oprolkreeft, Zwarte Galathea, Galathee Noire, Schwarze Galathea.