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Paralomis granulosa   (Jacquinot, 1847)

softshell red crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Paralomis granulosa   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Lithodidae | Lithodinae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Macpherson, E. 1988. (Ref. 2679)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.5 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93013); max. published weight: 1.5 kg (Ref. 93013)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2679)

Climate / Range
Deep-water, preferred 9°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic. Subtropical to temperate.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 2679. Juveniles are found attached to holdfasts of Macrocystis sp. providing them with mechanical shelter. While adults are found in sheltered inshore waters with soft and hard bottoms (Ref. 87801). In April, ovigerous females carry 1,540 to 8,200 eggs. Larval hatching occurs in low daily numbers (Ref. 87801).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High