|Number seen/Abundance||Date||Location||Comments||Recorded by|
Reefs 300- 400 metres offshore Abercastle, North Pembrokeshire.
|This crab covers itself with whatever sponge is the most abundant on a reef e.g. Cliona celata on most, but Esperiopsis fucorum on a couple.||Jen Jones|
West coast just below northwest point lighthouse, Lundy Island , Bristol Channel
|Brought up in experimental lobster pot with large yellow sponge hat on head. Female berried. Put back with hat. Photos available on request.||Holly Sheldon|
North wall,Skomer,west Wales.
|In crevice at 18 metres depth,covered with boring sponge.||Clive Ellis|
stackpole head. south pembrokeshire. wales. water depth 10 meters.
|in rock structure.||Huw baker|
8 Miles North of Newquay
|Female, found at 30m on flat, sandy substrate. (Verified by Andy Holmes of Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay)||M Slater|
|1||2009-07-05||Combe Martin Bay
On reef area approx. half mile from shore. Exact position available on request.
|Caught walking over reef. No sponge cover on back. Approx 150mm across back. Approx 13m||Shaun Galliver|
|1||2009-08-22||Lundy Island, West side
Off Devil\'s slide area in approx 30m.
|Recovered lost lobster pot and D. Personanta inside. Alive but damaged. Approx 100mm across back. Released where found.||Shaun Galliver|
North Wall, Skomer Island, Pembs.
|Sponge crab, Dromia personata. Carapace app. 12-15inches across. Large sponge on its back.||Rhys Pockett|