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Grapsus albolineatus   Lamarck, 1818

mottled crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Grapsus albolineatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Grapsidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Tropical; 35°N - 28°S, 36°E - 177°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 107481); 5.914 cm CL (female)

Short description Morphology

Carapace rounded; front straight, entire; anterolateral margins rounded, each with 1 tooth; lateral regions with numerous oblique striae. Fingertips strongly spooned. Color: carapace with green and white transverse markings.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Also caught by special nets. Found out of the water, on rocks in the splash zone (Ref. 343) and in the infratidal zone (Ref. 3565). Intertidal on rocky shores and reef tops exposed to wave action. Restricted to offshore islands. Key species for healthy exposed rocky shores (Ref. 801). 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

Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 2785 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown