Lepidophthalmus richardi Felder & Manning, 1997
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Family:  Callianassidae (ghost shrimp)
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Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
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Biology:  Euryhaline nearshore species which may be found near river mouths on muddy sand substrates (Ref. 86837). 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 05.05.11

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