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Carcinoplax longimanus   (De Haan, 1833)

long-armed crab
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Goneplacidae

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

Demersal, usually 100 - 800 m (Ref. 343).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific: Japan to Thailand. Temperate to tropical climates.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)

Short description Morphology

Carapace ovoid; dorsal surface convex and smooth; lateral margin with 3 strong teeth in juveniles, becoming small to almost indiscernible in adults. Male chelipeds very elongate. Color: red to pink overall.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly occurs in deeper waters from depths of 100 to 800 m. Inhabits muddy substrates. Benthic. Subtropical and tropical climates (Ref. 343). 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

Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown