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Pagurus alatus   Fabricius, 1775

American smooth flounder

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Paguridae
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Main reference
Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 700 m (Ref. 106763)

Climate / Range
Temperate; 64°N - 31°N, 16°W - 29°E

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

Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Occurs on middle continental slope at depths of over 400 m (Ref. 7404). Detritivore, consuming phytoplanktonic detritus (Ref. 107006). 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

  Harmless




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