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Metacarcinus edwardsii   (Bell, 1835)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Cancridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

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

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 1°S - 56°S, 82°W - 67°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile, Ecuador and Peru.

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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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)