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Charybdis bimaculata   (Miers, 1886)

Two-spot swimming crab
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae

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

Benthic; depth range ? - 439 m (Ref. 118320).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from the east coast of India; to Japan, south to Australia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.4 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 125642); 2.075 cm CL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

Chen, D., Q. Liu, X. Zeng and Z. Su. 1997. (Ref. 77881)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.78-1.94).