Mastigochirus quadrilobatus Miers, 1878
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Family:  Hippidae (sand crabs)
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range - 15 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
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Biology:  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. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 07.10.08

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