Paragiopagurus bougainvillei (Lemaitre, 1994)
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Family:  Parapaguridae (deepwater hermit crabs)
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 105 - 285 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: French Polynesia.
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:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 05.11.14
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 20.11.14

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