Malacostraca | Decapoda | Platyxanthidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 2 - 272 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 2°S - 57°S, 82°W - 66°W
Southeast Pacific: from Guayaquil (Ecuador) to the Strait of Magellan, including all of the Chilean coast.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Maximum depth from Ref. 105473. Intertidal (Ref. 66513). It is found on hard substrates like rocks (Ref. 87801). Juveniles are abundant on sheltered habitats like sand and shell hash with boulders (Ref. 66513). Feeds on carrion, sea urchins (Ref. 87801), molluscs (Refs. 87801, 105267) and crustaceans (Ref. 105267). Ovigerous females are observed from July to December (Ref. 87801).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models