Chaceon australis Manning, 1993
Austral golden crab
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Family:  Geryonidae (deepsea crabs)
Max. size:  10 cm CW (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 442 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: French Polynesia.
Diagnosis:  Carapace pink and tan in life.
Biology:  Found in deep waters at depths of 100 m or more (Ref. 77016).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 15.02.06
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 31.07.17

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