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Neaxius acanthus   (Milne-Edwards, 1878)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Neaxius acanthus  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Axiidae

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

Benthic; depth range 1 - 26 m (Ref. 96667).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lives in pairs in excavated large burrows in the sediment of tropical seagrass beds. Associated with amphipods, shrimps, bivalves, polychaetes and fishes. Observed to capture drifting seagrass leaves, which are then pulled and incorporated into its burrows. Isotopic signature implies seagrass as its primary food source (Ref. 98748).

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

CRUSTA. 2012. (Ref. 96667)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.2 (based on 1825 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown