Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 2427 specimens in 15 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 604 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -4 - 390
  Temperature range (°C): 5.459 - 27.858
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.255 - 30.025
  Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 36.335
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.714 - 6.494
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.071 - 1.647
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 16.914

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -4 - 390

Temperature range (°C): 5.459 - 27.858

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.255 - 30.025

Salinity (PPS): 32.507 - 36.335

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.714 - 6.494

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.071 - 1.647

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 16.914
 
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Associations

Known predators

Callinectes is prey of:
Actinopterygii

Based on studies in:
Mexico: Guerrero (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. Yanez-Arancibia, Taxonomia, ecologia y estructura de las comunidades de peces en lagunas costeras con bocas efimeras del Pacifico de Mexico.
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Known prey organisms

Callinectes preys on:
Ruppia
Rangia
Gammarus
algae
micro-benthos and meio-benthos
Mollusca

Based on studies in:
USA: North Carolina, Pamlico (Estuarine)
Mexico: Guerrero (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • B. J. Copeland, K. R. Tenore, D. B. Horton, Oligohaline regime. In: Coastal Ecological Systems of the United States, H. T. Odum, B. J. Copeland, E. A. McMahan, Eds. (Conservation Foundation, Washington, DC, 1974) 2:315-357, from p. 318.
  • A. Yanez-Arancibia, Taxonomia, ecologia y estructura de las comunidades de peces en lagunas costeras con bocas efimeras del Pacifico de Mexico.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:111Public Records:48
Specimens with Sequences:93Public Species:4
Specimens with Barcodes:93Public BINs:8
Species:18         
Species With Barcodes:17         
          
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Callinectes maracaiboensis/bocorti

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Callinectes

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Wikipedia

Callinectes

Callinectes is a genus of crabs, containing 16 species, including the Atlantic blue crab, C. sapidus:[2]

References

  1. ^ "Callinectes Stimpson, 1860". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved June 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Peter Davie & Michael Türkay (2011). "Callinectes Stimpson, 1860". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 14, 2011. 

Further reading

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