Malacostraca | Decapoda | Paguridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 25 - 35 m (Ref. 97127)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 62°N - 31°N, 12°W - 37°E
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Minimum depth from Ref. 106185. Occurs in sandy habitats (Ref. 106025). Also found on coralligenous, and detritic bottoms characterized with medium and coarse sands (Ref. 106185). Inhabits many gastropod shells such as those of Cerithium vulgatum, Nassarius incrassatus, Ocenebra aciculata, and Turritella communis (Ref. 105639). In general, pagurids are detritivores (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)
Threat to humans
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