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Uca maracoani   (Latreille, 1802)

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 1.8  range ? - ? cm

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown