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Liocarcinus navigator   (Herbst, 1794)

blue leg swimming crab

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Demersal; depth range 2 - 108 m (Ref. 74480), usually 40 - ? m (Ref. 74480).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on sand and gravel among seagrass and algae (Ref. 74480).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.9 - 15.7, mean 10.1 (based on 136 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)