Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda   (Latreille, 1802)

mangrove horseshoe crab
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Merostomata | Xiphosura | Limulidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthopelagic; brackish.  Tropical; 36°N - 12°S, 68°E - 149°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 69)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in mangrove swamps (Ref. 70). Breeds in freshwater streams (Ref. 68). Found at times of spring low tide in extensive mud or sand flats (Ref. 1131). Occurs at the low tide mark.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lee, C.N. and B. Morton. 2005. (Ref. 1131)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 01 August 1996

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown