Macrophthalmus convexus Stimpson, 1858
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Family:  Ocypodidae (fiddler and ghost crabs)
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Environment:  benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 2 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Biology:  It is found on soft substrates of mangrove and estuarine waters in the intertidal zone (Ref. 106854). 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. (120744)
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 22.10.14

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