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Lithodes murrayi   Henderson, 1888

Subantarctic stone crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Lithodes murrayi   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Lithodidae | Lithodinae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 10.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89171)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 16 - 1030 m (Ref. 93860)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 15°S - 65°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic and Antarctic. Tropical to polar.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic. Occurs in deep water (Ref. 93860). Found on rocky bottoms (Ref. 103032) as well as soft bottoms with sparse epifauna (Ref. 106495). Has a very diverse diet and is an opportunistic forager and scavenger (Ref. 93860). Feeds on benthic sessile and slow-moving organisms (Ref. 96496). Highly opportunistic and also displays necrophagy (Ref. 113076). 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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown