Cervimunida johni   Porter, 1903

blue squat lobster
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Galatheidae

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

Bathydemersal; depth range 50 - 500 m (Ref. 81693).  Subtropical, preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 25°S - 38°S, 109°W - 70°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Endemic to Chile, from Easter Island to Taltal, northern Chile, and south to Isla Mocha.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthodemersal (Ref. 85505). Benthodemersal, lives on the continental shelf between 100 m and 350 m (Ref. 85505). Detritus feeder (Ref. 81693). 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).

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

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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References
Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; 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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.5 - 12, mean 11.6 (based on 5 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low