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Hepatus pudibundus   (Herbst, 1785)

flecked box crab
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Aethridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range ? - 160 m (Ref. 97531).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Eastern Atlantic. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.2 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Carapace width range: 0.25 to 8.15 cm (Ref. 93549). Found on molluscan and other shells (Ref. 97531). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fransozo, A., M.L. Negreiros-Fransozo, F.L.M. Mantelatto, M.A.A. Pinheiro and S. Santos. 1992. (Ref. 8759)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown