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Carupa tenuipes Violet Eyed Swimming Crab

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Carupa-tenuipes

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lexID:
13241 
AphiaID:
208760 
Scientific:
Carupa tenuipes 
German:
Violett-Augen Schwimmkrabbe 
English:
Violet Eyed Swimming Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Carupa (Genus) > tenuipes (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1852 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Arabian Sea, Australia, Comores, Coral sea, East Africa, French Polynesia, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, North Pacific (Ocean), Palau, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Réunion , South-Pazific, the Andaman Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles 
Sea depth:
0,5 - 100 Meter 
Size:
1,1 cm 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2020-09-09 17:39:16 

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Carupa tenuipes Dana, 1852

Portunidae with eyestalks of normal length; carapace broad (transversely elliptical) and convex in both directions.

Occasional in shallow water at night. Attains carapace width of 1,1 cm.

Synonymised names:
Carupa laeviuscula Heller, 1862 (junior synonym)

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