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Notomithrax ursus

Synonyms: Cancer ursus; Paramithrax cristatus; Paramithrax latreillei

Wikipedia Abstract

Notomithrax ursus, known as the hairy seaweed crab, is a spider crab of the family Majidae, found in south-east Australia and New Zealand. Males grow to a carapace width of 42 mm (1.7 in), and a carapace length of 60 mm (2.4 in), while females reach 36 mm (1.4 in) by 43 mm (1.7 in). They are typically found among seaweed in rockpools, and are usually covered in seaweed.
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Prey / Diet


Latridopsis forsteri (White bastard trumpeter)[2]
Notomithrax ursus[1]


New Zealand(Native);

External References



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.
2Importance of trophic information, simplification and aggregation error in ecosystem models, S. J. Metcalf, J. M. Dambacher, A. J. Hobday, J. M. Lyle, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 360: 25–36, 2008
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