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Ranina ranina

Ranina raninais commonly referred to as The Red Frog Crab, Spanner Crab, Kona crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Ranina ranina, 2015 , Lembeh strait,Nord Sulawesi


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lexID:
11186 
AphiaID:
209574 
Scientific:
Ranina ranina 
German:
Rote Froschkrabbe, Rotfrosch-Spannerkrabbe 
English:
The Red Frog Crab, Spanner Crab, Kona Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Raninidae (Family) > Ranina (Genus) > ranina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
10 - 335 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Weight:
0,9 kg 
Temperature:
10°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-02 05:49:59 

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Ranina ranina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ranina ranina,commonly known as the Red Frog Crab or Spanner Crab,is the only species in its genus. This crab may grow up to 15 cm. The body is reddish brown in color, with ten white spots.

The Red Frog Crab is mainly nocturnal, and ruried in the sand during the day. The crab eats small bottom-dwelling fishes.

Little is known about the species biology, population dynamics and ecology.

Synonyms:
Albunea scabra Weber, 1795 (nomen nudum)
Cancer ranina Linnaeus, 1758
Ranina cristata Desjardins, 1835
Ranina dentata Latreille, 1825
Ranina scabra Fabricius (junior synonym)
Ranina serrata Lamarck, 1801

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Podotremata (Section) > Raninoidea (Superfamily) > Raninidae (Family) > Ranininae (Subfamily) > Ranina (Genus) > Ranina ranina (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. MarinelifePhotography Keoki Stender (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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