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Overall length of adult body, with abdomen extended, about 60 mm; carapace length, including rostrum, about 30 mm; pinkish yellow, with edges and transverse grooves reddish, some red spines. Carapace with a few spines on the posterior margin; rostrum proper a single spine, flanked by two shorter supra-orbital spines. Chelipeds very long.

On stony bottoms, from LWST to 150 metres.

From Norway to Madeira, Mediterranean.

Munida rugosa