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Portunus armatus

Portunus armatusis commonly referred to as Blue Swimmer Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Blue Swimmer Crab,Grosse Pazifische Schwimmkrabbe,Portunus armatus 2020


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lexID:
14271 
AphiaID:
1061743 
Scientific:
Portunus armatus 
German:
Große Pazifische Schwimmkrabbe 
English:
Blue Swimmer Crab 
Category:
Крабы 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Portunus (Genus) > armatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(A. Milne-Edwards, ), 1861 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Portunus aburatsubo
  • Portunus acuminatus
  • Portunus affinis
  • Portunus alcocki
  • Portunus anceps
  • Portunus andersoni
  • Portunus arabicus
  • Portunus argentatus
  • Portunus asper
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-11-25 17:20:15 

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Portunus armatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)

The Blue Swimming Crab can be found free-living on sand and mud substrates. Diet: Carnivore

Colours: Green, White, Blue

Juveniles can often be found intertidally, especially in sea-grass, but adults usually live in deeper water on open ground.

Synonymised names:
Neptunus armatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1861 (basionym)
Portunus (Portunus) armatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)

External links

  1. A revision of the Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) species complex (Crustacea: Brachyura: Portunidae), with the recognition of four species (en). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.
  2. Atlas of Living Australia (en). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.
  4. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.
  5. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 25.11.2021.

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