Taliepus dentatus   (Milne-Edwards, 1834)

spider crabs
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Epialtidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 22 m (Ref. 106027).  Subtropical; 19°S - 57°S, 77°W - 68°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal (Ref. 106029) to shallow rocky subtidal zone. Feeds on algae and epiphytes (Ref. 106027). Closely associated with the subtidal brown kelp Lessonia trabeculata. Juveniles are found almost exclusively on Glossophora kunthii (Ref. 106974). 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).

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

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)