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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 Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Macpherson, E. 2010. (Ref. 87468)

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southern Oceans.

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


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)