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Pagurus excavatus   (Herbst, 1791)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Paguridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 15 - 450 m (Ref. 105589).  Subtropical; 49°N - 27°N, 18°W - 37°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea: from Bay of Biscay, Spain and Portugal to Madeira Island and Morroco, into Balearic Islands, France, Italy, Albania, Greece, Turkey, to Cyprus. Temperate to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 105595. Mainly inhabits depths between 15 and 80 m, but sampled down to 450 m (Ref. 105609). Found on low slope sandy area (Ref. 105595) and mud (Ref. 105613). Scavenger (Ref. 52384). Symbiotic with sea anemones (Ref. 106082).

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Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Mura, M., F. Orrù and A. Cau. 2006. (Ref. 105589)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)