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Peltarion spinulosum   (White, 1843)

tractor crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Peltarion spinulosum   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Trichopeltariidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 0 - 1138 m (Ref. 87391).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 87801. It is found on sandy and muddy bottoms, hidden in burrows (Ref. 87801), and in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889). Ovigerous females were found in March. Development of larvae through 4 zoea stages and 1 megalopa stage (Ref. 87801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Ovigerous females were found in March. Development of larvae through 4 zoea stages and 1 megalopa stage.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gorny, M. 1999. (Ref. 87391)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.6 - 10.1, mean 5.7 (based on 166 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)