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Macrobrachium carcinus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

bigclaw river shrimp
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae
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Main reference
Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)
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Environment
Benthic; freshwater; brackish; depth range 0 - 2 m (Ref. 97531)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Western Atlantic, Arctic and North American inland waters.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal freshwater and estuarine (Ref. 97531). Found on rocky and sandy bottoms in estuaries (Ref. 83922). 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




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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high