Alvinocaris niwa Webber, 2004
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Family:  Alvinocarididae ()
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Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 367 - 1197 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Endemic to Kermadec Island.
Biology:  Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 29.07.08

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