Paralithodes camtschaticus

Kongekrabbe ( Paralithodes camtschaticus ), også kjent under navnet kamtsjatkakrabbe og russerkrabbe, er en storvokst krabbeart som hører til gruppen med trollkreps (Lithodidae). Arten er uønsket i norske farvann, fordi den ikke finnes her naturlig, og er derfor oppført på norsk svarteliste. Den har allikevel blitt en viktig . It grows to a leg span of 1. They can be found as far south as the Sea of Japan, and north up to the Kamchatka Peninsula.

On the west coast of North America the southern limit is the Queen Charlotte Islands, and the most northern point is Barrow, Alaska.

The red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus , also called Kamchatka crab, is a species of king crab native to the Bering Sea. Bufret Oversett denne siden Red king crab. Okhotsk and Japan seas, the Bering Sea and the northern Pacific Ocean.

Red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus , an important fishery species in Alaska, exhibits cannibalism both within and among age classes. Cannibalism in crab species can be an important determinant of recruitment success, and this might be especially important in king crab because year-and year-crab occupy the . It has a fused head and thorax, a fan. Omnivorous opportunistic feeder, could have significant effects on native ben- thic fauna.

May impact of fishing and aquaculture as a predator of commercial shellfish and a nuisance to fisherman. Red King Crab ( Paralithodes camtschaticus ).

This grasping pair of male and female red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus , were collected in the shallow waters of Womens Bay, Kodiak Island. They migrate to shallow water to mate or grasp. The juveniles stay in shallow waters aggregating . To improve security and privacy, we are moving our web pages and services from HTTP to HTTPS. From this date, the HTTP traffic will be automatically redirected to HTTPS.

Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 3 pre-press (version 18-May-04). Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. Notes: McLaughlin et al.

This is the most valuable commercial crab on the Pacific coast of North America (Ref. 865). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory . Its present habitation area spans on the coastal zone from Hammerfest (Northern Norway) to the Barents Sea Funnel in the north-east of the Kola Peninsula.

We studied the polymorphism of a mitochondrial gene encoding. The crab represents an important source of income, but also a potential threat to the highly productive fisheries in the region through its ecosystem impacts. Stock assessment of Alaska red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus , can be improved by incorporating embryo production, which requires an understanding of the size-fecundity relationship and an understanding of interannual and seasonal variability in fecundity.

We collected red king crab egg clutches . Early development of the red king crab Paralithodes camtschaticus from the Barents Sea reared under laboratory conditions: morphology and behaviour – Volume Issue – Anna B. Kongekrabben, Paralithodes camtschaticus , ble satt ut i Barentshavet på 60-tallet av russiske forskere, og har i dag etablert en reproduserende bestand både i russisk og norsk del av Barentshavet. Krabben er en forvaltningsmessig utfordring ettersom den både er en introdusert, fremmed art og en .