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Eurytium limosum   (Say, 1818)

broadback mud crab
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Panopeidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 3 m (Ref. 109488).  Tropical; 34°N - 28°S, 98°W - 34°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: From South Carolina, USA, the Gulf of Mexico, Antilles and Caribbean Sea to Santa Catarina, Brazil. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in loose rubble or coral fragments; associated with aquatic vegetation (Ref. 109488). Predator (Ref. 111637). Omnivorous (Ref. 111570). 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

McKeon, C.S. and I.C. Feller. 2004. (Ref. 86356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.8 - 28.2, mean 27.2 (based on 408 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown