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Pachygrapsus marmoratus   (Fabricius, 1787)

marbled shore crab

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Grapsidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Tropical; 53°N - 26°N, 32°W - 37°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 842)

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).

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

Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 842)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown