Metadynomene tanensis (Yokoya, 1933)
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Family:  Dynomenidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 205 - 500 m
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
Biology:  Found in deep waters at depths of 100 m or more (Ref. 77016). 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 - 19.03.07
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 13.10.14

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