Pollack - Pollachius Pollachius
Bass / Bream
Suitable DisplayRockpool Tank
Is normally a red, brownish red, or yellowish in colour.
Has a circular, domed shell. Is a large crab that can grow up to 20 cm long.
Upper surface of shell is covered with short spines but legs are smooth.
The body is often covered with attached algae or barnacles.
Usually found under rocks and seaweed on the lower shore.
Found in deep rock pools and the shallow sublittoral to a depth of 50 m.
Eats a wide range of both animals and plants.