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Pachygrapsus marmoratus   (Fabricius, 1787)

marbled shore crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Pachygrapsus marmoratus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Grapsidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 842)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 842)

Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Tropical; 53°N - 26°N, 32°W - 37°E

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal (Ref. 107021). It is found on rocks from upper to middle shore, also in crevices in breakwaters and pier piles or similar habitats (Ref. 842). Omnivore but cannot be simply considered an opportunistic feeder (Ref. 107021). 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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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown