Pachygrapsus fakaravensis Rathbun, 1907
Polynesian grapsid crab
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Family:  Grapsidae (shore, marsh, and talon crabs)
Max. size:  5 cm CW (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 60 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
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)
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Entered by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 22.03.17

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