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Ibacus alticrenatus   Bate, 1888

Velvet fan lobster

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Scyllaridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 20 - 455 m.  Subtropical; 30°S - 45°S, 129°E - 173°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Australia and New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a maximum total length of 16 cm; and a carapace length of 1.5 to 6.3 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at a depth range from 20 to 455 m, on soft muddy bottoms. It digs into the substrate and covers itself with the mud and sand (Ref. 4). Ovigerous females are found from May to October (Ref. 4).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Ovigerous females are found from May to October (Ref. 4).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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References
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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high