Birgus latro   (Linnaeus, 1767)

coconut crab
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Coenobitidae
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Main reference
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Others; freshwater; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 96667)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Supratidal. Supratidal and terrestrial. Scavenger. Frugivore (Ref. 8423). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric, sperm transfer is indirect usually through copulation. Precopulatory courtship ritual is common. Fertilization is usually external but may be internal (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)