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Goneplax rhomboides   (Linnaeus, 1758)

angular crab
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Goneplacidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 3.4 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 244); 1.8 cm CW (female)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 3 - 750 m (Ref. 113220)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Norway to Senegal and Cape Verde.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Also on sandy bottom (Ref. 113220). Carnivorous (Ref. 112914). 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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