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Lauridromia indica   (Gray, 1831)

cannonball sponge crab

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Dromiidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Demersal; depth range 7 - 90 m (Ref. 3175).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.3 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343); 7 cm CW (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum size of male from Ref. 3175. Omnivorous, feeds on sea stars (Asteroidea). Carries sponges and colonial tunicates on back for camouflage (Ref. 343). 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)

Short description Morphology

Carapace rounded, much wider than long; surface convex, with dense pubescence; 6 anterolateral teeth. Spine present on outer margin of dactylus of last walking leg. Light brown with bright pink fingers.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.1 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1406 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown