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Maja brachydactyla   Balss, 1922

Atlantic spinous spider crab
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Majidae
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Main reference
Le Pape, O., L. Baulier, A. Cloarec, J. Martin, F. Le Loc'h and Y. Désaunay. 2007. (Ref. 96498)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 22.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 75 m (Ref. 104052)

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic and Eastern Atlantic: from the North Sea to Morocco and Bay of Biscay, extending southwards to Namibia including off lying islands.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a mobile carnivorous species (Ref. 96498). 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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