Necora puberis commonly referred to as velvet swimcrab. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 5081 AphiaID: 107398 Scientific: Necora puber German: Samtkrabbe English: Velvet Swimcrab Category: Kraby Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Polybiidae (Family) > Necora (Genus) > puber (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1767 Sea depth: 0 - 80 Meter Size: 10 cm - 15 cm Temperature: 4°C - 28°C Tank: ~ 500 Liter Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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: 2013-01-30 19:44:15
Last edit: 2021-01-25 12:48:08
Known as the devil crab and velvet swimming crab.
Necora puber is very agressive and feed on other crabs and mussels.
Unfit for reef-tanks!
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