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Dardanus arrosor   (Herbst, 1796)

striated hermit crab

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Diogenidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 5 - 750 m (Ref. 105665).  Tropical; 51°N - 46°S, 68°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 82060. Bathyal. Inhabits continental shelf and slope (Ref. 2782). It is eurybathic, on coastal detritic bottoms to bathyal muds (Ref. 105665). Uses shells of Bittium latreilli (Ref. 105639). Opportunistic scavenger and predator. Feeds on live crabs, dead shells and fishes (Ref. 106108). 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

Markham, J.C. 2003. (Ref. 2782)

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): 9.3 - 20.6, mean 14.8 (based on 532 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)