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Munida gregaria   (Fabricius, 1793)

swarming squat lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Macpherson, E. 2010. (Ref. 87468)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101385)

Environment
Benthic; depth range ? - 1218 m (Ref. 87391)

Climate / Range
Deep-water

Distribution
Southern Oceans.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly found on sand, mud and hard substrates in channels and less common in fjords, channels and open and exposed coasts (Ref. 87801). Mainly a detritivore or surface deposit-feeder; secondarily a predator and/or scavenger (Ref. 113340). 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

FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki |

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)