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Petrolisthes armatus (green porcelain crab)

Wikipedia Abstract

Petrolisthes armatus, the green porcelain crab, is a species of small porcelain crab in the family Porcellanidae. It is believed to be native to Brazil but has spread to other parts of the world. Populations in the south eastern part of the United States have increased dramatically and the species is considered to be an invasive species.
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Ariopsis felis (Sea catfish)[1]
Lophogobius cyprinoides (Crested goby)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo


East Pacific; Eastern Atlantic Ocean; Western Atlantic Ocean;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Energy flow to two abundant consumers in a subtropical oyster reef food web, Lauren A. Yeager, Craig A. Layman, Aquat Ecol, 2011
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