Uroptychus yaldwyni Schnabel, 2009
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Family:  Chirostylidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 398 - 412 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Island.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth range based on type locality, to be replaced with a better reference. This species is found on slopes (Ref. 89503). 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 01.03.12
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 16.09.19

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