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Carcinus maenas common littoral crab


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lexID:
2600 
AphiaID:
107381 
Scientific:
Carcinus maenas 
German:
Gemeine Strandkrabbe 
English:
Common Littoral Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Carcinidae (Family) > Carcinus (Genus) > maenas (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada , China, Circumtropic, European Coasts, Hawaii, Iceland, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, Pakistan, Panama, Portugal, Scandinavia, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, the British Isles, the Faroe Islands, the Isle of Man, USA, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
up to 2.36" (6 cm) 
Temperature:
28.4 °F - 53.6 °F (-2°C - 12°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Detritus, Flakes, Mysis 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 15:43:36 

Husbandry

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Portunoidea (Superfamily) > Portunidae (Family) > Carcininae (Subfamily) > Carcinus (Genus)

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Husbandry know-how of owners

Severin am 19.06.10#1
Sehr leich zu haltener Krebs, der auch ruhig im wärmeren Wasser gehalten werden kann (so bis max. 25°C). Wird mit Stinten u. Muschelfleisch gefüttert, deswegen ist ein guter Abschäumer zu raten!
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