Parthenope massena (Roux, 1830)
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Family:  Parthenopidae (elbow crabs)
Max. size: 
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 7 - 9 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: Portugal.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth based on occurrence (Ref. 2851, p. 719); to be replaced with better reference. 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: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 13.02.07

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