Halicarcinus planatus (Fabricius, 1775)
Flattened crab
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Family:  Hymenosomatidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 270 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  It is found under stones, and on various benthic organisms like algae (Ref. 87801) in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889), hydrozoan and bivalve colonies, and rocks pools particularly in low intertidal areas to a depth of 270 m (Ref. 87801).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 08.08.11
Modified by: Bato-David, Elizabeth - 30.01.13

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