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Pugettia producta


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lexID:
4959 
AphiaID:
240780 
Scientific:
Pugettia producta 
German:
Kelp-Krabbe 
English:
Northern Kelp Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Epialtidae (Family) > Pugettia (Genus) > producta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Randall, ), 1840 
Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean, Alaska, Californiske golf, Canada, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
0 - 75 Meter 
Size:
8 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
8°C - 20°C 
Food:
Detritus, Carrion 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Pugettia dalli
  • Pugettia elongata
  • Pugettia foliatus
  • Pugettia gracilis
  • Pugettia hubbsi
  • Pugettia incisa
  • Pugettia intermedia
  • Pugettia kagoshimensis
  • Pugettia leytensis
  • Pugettia marissinica
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-06 21:32:33 

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Pugettia producta (Randall, 1840)


This majid crab can grow fairly large. Its rostrum consists of two flattened processes. The carapace is longer than wide.
It has a sharp lateral projection at or behind the middle. The dorsal carapace surface is almost smooth. Colour is greenish brown to maroon dorsally, reddish or yellowish ventrally. Young crabs are brown, red, or olive green in colour.

Synonym:
Epialtus productus

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Majoidea (Superfamily) > Epialtidae (Family) > Epialtinae (Subfamily) > Pugettia (Genus) > Pugettia producta (Species)

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