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Ocypode rotundata   Miers, 1882

ghost crab
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae
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Main reference
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
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Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Digs burrows in supralittoral of sand beaches; more common on offshore islands. Males build towers in breeding season. Key species on sand species (Ref. 801). Members of the family Ocypodidae are typical deposit feeders (Ref. 108430). 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




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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