Ocypode cursor   (Linnaeus, 1758)

tufted ghost crab
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Ocypodidae
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Main reference
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.6 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)

Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Mauritania to Namibia and eastern Mediterranean.
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Biology
    Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)
Maximum carapace width: 5.5 cm. Inhabits sandy beaches, making burrows above high water line. Occurs at the high tide mark (Ref. 435).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
  Not Evaluated 
Threat to humans



Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown