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Ocypode rotundata   Miers, 1882

ghost crab
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)

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Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean.

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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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