Swamp forest crab (Potamonautes lividus)

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Swamp forest crab fact file

Swamp forest crab description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassCrustacea
OrderDecapoda
FamilyPotamonautidae
GenusPotamonautes (1)

Information on the swamp forest crab is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Blue river crab.
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Swamp forest crab status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Potamonautes lividus  
Potamonautes lividus

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Winks Emmerson

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