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Scyra acutifrons

Scyra acutifronsis commonly referred to as Sharp-nosed Crab, Sharpnose Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Scyra acutifrons, Sharp-nosed Crab. Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo Co., CA 2014


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lexID:
14005 
AphiaID:
441698 
Scientific:
Scyra acutifrons 
German:
Spitznasen-Krabbe 
English:
Sharp-nosed Crab, Sharpnose Crab 
Category:
Granchi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Epialtidae (Family) > Scyra (Genus) > acutifrons (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1851 
Sea depth:
1 - 220 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 74,5cm 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-07-16 14:09:32 

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Scyra acutifrons Dana, 1851

This spider crab uses sponges and tunicates as decoration to confuse predators.Feeds on detritus and sessile invertebrates.

External links

  1. Biodiversity of The Central Coast (en). Abgerufen am 16.07.2021.
  2. Invertebrates of the Salish Sea (en). Abgerufen am 16.07.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 16.07.2021.

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