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Munida rugosa   (Fabricius, 1775)

long-clawed squat lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Munida rugosa   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae
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Main reference
Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Benthic; depth range 30 - 300 m (Ref. 79413)

Climate / Range
Temperate; 63°N - 30°N, 18°W - 31°E

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic: From Shetland to Sognefjord, Norway in the north to Madeira Is. and the Mediterranean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Inhabits sandy and muddy bottoms (Ref. 105214). Also found on rocky substrates in shelf waters from shallow to deeper continental slope (Ref. 105215). In general, galatheid crabs show a wide spectrum of feeding habits, from being detritivorous, vegetarian, omnivorous, to cannibalistic (Ref. 90632). 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




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high