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Halicarcinus planatus   (Fabricius, 1775)

flattened crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Halicarcinus planatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Hymenosomatidae
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Main reference
Gorny, M. 1999. (Ref. 87391)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 270 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Southern Ocean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found under stones, and on various benthic organisms like algae (Ref. 87801) in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889), hydrozoan and bivalve colonies, and rocks pools particularly in low intertidal areas to a depth of 270 m (Ref. 87801). 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

  Harmless




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Price category (Ref. 80766)