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Dardanus guttatus   (Olivier, 1812)

blue knee hermit crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Dardanus guttatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Diogenidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 96667).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Philippines, north to Japan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly inhabits narrow-mouthed cone shells (Ref. 8423); in coral reefs or rock bottoms (Ref. 81753). 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

Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24 - 28.8, mean 27.5 (based on 586 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown