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Dardanus pedunculatus   (Herbst, 1804)

anemone hermit crab

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Dardanus pedunculatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Diogenidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 1 - 95 m (Ref. 96667)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Seychelles to Japan and Hawaii.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found along the littoral to sublittoral zones (Ref. 77016). Inhabits intertidal seagrass areas on sandy bottoms (Ref. 81753). Anemones attached on shells (Ref. 8423). Occasionally removes and eats sea anemones from its own shell as well as from others' shells (Ref. 102678). Observed to chip valve ends of tridacnid clams in aquaria (Ref. 108392). 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

Human uses


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Unknown