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Sanquerus validus   (Herklots, 1851)

smooth swimcrab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 9.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 435), usually 10 - 30 m (Ref. 435)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: from Mauritania to Angola.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace width: 19.0 cm (Ref. 435). Also caught by trammel nets (Ref. 417). Occurs at depths from 1 to 55 m, common at depths of 10 to 30 m. Inhabits shallow coastal waters with bottoms consisting of sand or mud (Ref. 435). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High