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Loxorhynchus crispatus   Stimpson, 1857

moss crab

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Epialtidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gotshall, D.W. 2005. (Ref. 865)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 9.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 180 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Canada to Mexico.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocky and soft bottoms from low intertidal to a depth of 180 meters (Ref. 865). 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


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Mass conversion

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