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Sanquerus validus   (Herklots, 1851)

smooth swimcrab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae
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Main reference
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 9.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 435), usually 10 - 30 m (Ref. 435)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: from Mauritania to Angola.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace width: 19.0 cm (Ref. 435). Also caught by trammel nets (Ref. 417). Occurs at depths from 1 to 55 m, common at depths of 10 to 30 m. Inhabits shallow coastal waters with bottoms consisting of sand or mud (Ref. 435). 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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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High