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Metopograpsus oceanicus   (Jacquinot, 1852)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Grapsidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)

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Benthic

Climate / Range

Tropical; 19°N - 11°S, 38°E - 127°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa to the Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Associated with hull of moored ships. Found on steep, karstic shores in protected embayments. Intertidal to supratidal (Ref. 108407). 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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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