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Uca maracoani   (Latreille, 1802)

Brazilian fiddler crab
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bezerra, L.E.A., C.B. Dias, J.O. de Morias and H. Matthews-Cascon. 2011. (Ref. 92173)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms simple, unbranched and relatively shallow burrows, approximately 40 cm deep, that may be shared (Ref. 104847). Deposit feeder (Ref. 111637). 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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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