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Alpheus xanthocarpus   Anker, Hurt & Knowlton, 2007

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Alpheidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range ? - 20 m (Ref. 80376).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Central Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea and São Tomé and Principe.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in crevices in rock outcrops and occasionally in coral rubble. May bore tunnels and cavities into upper portions of rocks (Ref. 80376). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Anker, A., C. Hurt and N. Knowlton. 2008. (Ref. 80376)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)