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Thalamita danae   Stimpson, 1858


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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Portunidae

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

Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 114 m (Ref. 96667).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Mozambique to Mauritius and the Philippines.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 3 - 6.1 cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 106682. Intertidal (Ref. 8752) and subtidal (Ref. 106854). A swimming crab inhabiting the lower intertidal zone, hiding under boulders or burrowing in mud (Ref. 127107). Has a broad diet; feeds ravenously on the mussel Perna viridis (Ref. 102692). Also feeds on macroalgae and small invertebrates (Ref. 95905). Sampling was conducted from December 1987 to September 1989. Two peaks in spawning were observed in 1988, from March to May and July to September. Reproductive activity fell to a minimum in June. The same seasonal pattern was observed the following year (Ref. 127107).

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

Estampador, E.P. 1959. (Ref. 81840)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)


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 | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.3 - 29, mean 27.8 (based on 1142 cells).