Red Swim Crab, Blackpoint Sculling Crab
Cronius ruberis commonly referred to as Red Swim Crab, Blackpoint Sculling 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.
lexID: 13331 AphiaID: 241109 Scientific: Cronius ruber German: Rote Schwimmkrabbe English: Red Swim Crab, Blackpoint Sculling Crab Category: Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Cronius (Genus) > ruber (Species) Initial determination: (Lamarck, ), 1818 Occurrence: , Benin , Barbados , Gambia , El Salvador , Suriname , Ghana , Guadeloupe Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Central America (Eastern Pacific), Central America (Western Atlantic), Clipperton Island, Columbia, Congo, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East-Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galapagos Islands, Grenada, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Invasive Species, Jamaica, Liberia, Madeira, Martinique, Mauritania, Mexico (East Pacific), Montserrat, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South America (Western Atlantic Ocean), South Atlantic, The Bahamas, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cayman Islands, The Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West Africa, West Coast USA, West Indies, West-Atlantic Ocean Sea depth: 0 - 110 Meter Size: 9,5 cm Temperature: 22,3 °F - 82.4 °F (22,3°C - 28°C) Food: Carnivore, Carrion, Clams, Crustaceans, Detritus, Fish (little fishes), Predatory, Snails, Worms, Zoobenthos Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2020-10-29 15:53:41
Last edit: 2021-10-09 12:03:56
Cronius ruber (Lamarck, 1818)
They are decapods with ten limbs. They consume clams, fish, snails, worms and other crustaceans.
Amphitrite Edwardsii Lockington, 1877
Cancer thunborgii Euphrasén, 1795
Goniosoma Millerii A. Milne-Edwards, 1867
Portunus ruber Lamarck, 1818
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