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Propagurus gaudichaudii   (Milne Edwards, 1836)

Colorful hermit crab

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Paguridae

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

Benthic; depth range 5 - 746 m (Ref. 87391).  Deep-water

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southern Oceans: Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 87801. It is found on hard substrates and inhabits empty shells of Voluta ancilla, V. magellanica, Fusus sp., Argobuccinum magellanicum, Trophon geversiaunus and Natica sp. (Ref. 87801).

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

Gorny, M. 1999. (Ref. 87391)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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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): 4.4 - 10.7, mean 6.7 (based on 238 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)