A partan or cruban is a crustacean (Cancer pagurus) that for ordinar bides in the sea. Some fowk eats them in partan bree.
Its tangs is cried partan's taes.
Ither crabs is:
- Deep sea crab (Hyas araneus)
- buckie Ingram (Cancer bernardus?)
- Shear-keavie (Cancer depurator?)
- Keavie (Cancer maias?)
- Need (Cancer variegatus?)
- Reid rider, Green spung piller, sconder or butcher (Carcinus maenas)
- hairper crab (Corystes cassivelaunus)
- Taid lapster or lapster buckie (Pagurus pollicaris)