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Liocarcinus pusillus   (Leach, 1815)

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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae
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Main reference
Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range 6 - 200 m (Ref. 113562), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 113562)

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic: North Sea.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal to 200 m, on shelly gravel, gravel with stones, sandy bottom mixed with clay, and shell sand (Ref. 113562). Main food and feeding type based on another species from the same Genus (Ref. 96376). 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

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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