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Metacarcinus edwardsii   (Bell, 1835)

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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Cancridae
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Main reference
Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Benthic; depth range 2 - 45 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 1°S - 56°S, 82°W - 67°W

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: Chile, Ecuador and Peru.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a nocturnal species hiding in cavities and are found on sand, algae and rocks at depths of 2 to 45 m. Its food preferences are polychaetes, bivalves and dead fish (Ref. 87801). Ovigerous females are seen July and August (Ref. 87801).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)