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Etisus splendidus   Rathbun, 1906

splendid spooner

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Etisus splendidus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Xanthidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 96667)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 31°N - 28°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, from Red Sea eastwards to Hawaii and French Polynesia.

Short description

Carapace ovate, surfaces smooth; 8 large teeth on each anterolateral margin (often with smaller denticles between them); front divided into 2 distinct lobes, separated by distinct V-shaped cleft. Carpus of cheliped with 2 spines on inner margin. Color: red to reddish brown overall.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs at intertidal reef areas. Benthic. Subtropical and tropical climates (Ref. 343). Mildly poisonous (Ref. 103037). Members of the family Xanthidae range from being algal scrapers to aggressive predators (Ref. 103027). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown