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Liocarcinus depurator   (Linnaeus, 1758)

blue-leg swimcrab

Native range
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Liocarcinus depurator   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae
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Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 244)

Environment
Benthic; brackish; depth range 25 - 800 m (Ref. 101274)

Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 14°C (Ref. 107945); 62°N - 30°N, 11°W - 36°E

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epibenthic (Ref. 87524) on soft bottoms (Refs. 3123, 106896). Occurs in an estuary. Found in raft zones and central channel areas subject to oceanic influences (Ref. 106896). 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
Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown