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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

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)