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Homalaspis plana   (Milne-Edwards, 1834)

blackberry crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Platyxanthidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 2 - 272 m (Ref. 87801).  Subtropical; 2°S - 57°S, 82°W - 66°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: from Guayaquil (Ecuador) to the Strait of Magellan, including all of the Chilean coast.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

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

Ovigerous females are observed from July to December.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 11.2 - 16.7, mean 14.2 (based on 34 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)