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Callinectes pallidus   (De Rochebrune, 1883)

gladiator swim crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Callinectes pallidus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.5 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)

Environment

Benthic; brackish; depth range 2 - 30 m (Ref. 435)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 20°N - 14°S, 18°W - 14°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: from Mauritania to Angola.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace width: 10.9 cm. Minimum depth from Ref. 2708. Inhabits brackish and saltwater at depths of less than 30 m on bottoms of mud and sand (Ref. 435). Omnivore and opportunistic benthic predator. Prefers fishes and molluscs (Ref. 106107). 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

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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