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  • Thursday, April 22nd 2010 - 01:11 UTC

    One meter giant deep-sea crab caught off the Isles of Scilly

    Spud has one of his claws missing and is fed on rotten starfish

    A giant deep-sea crab has been caught in a fisherman's nets off the Isles of Scilly. The one meter box crab, which has been named Spud, has a missing claw and is being cared for at Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium. The species can grow up to 2m and is normally found at depths of 2.3km.