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Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836)


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lexID:
3304 
Scientific:
Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836) 
German:
Japanische Riesenkrabbe 
English:
Crabzilla, Giant spider crab, Japanese spider crab, Takaashigani 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Macrocheira (Genus) > kaempferi (Temminck, 1836) (Species) 
Occurrence:
Japan 
Size:
bis zu 370cm 
Temperature:
0°C - 17°C 
Food:
omnivore, Carrion, Alger, Detrius, Flakfor, Frossenmat , Muslinger, Muslingkjøtt, Snegler, Tobis 
Tank:
~ 10000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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  • Macrocheira kaempferi
 
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Last edit:
2010-08-27 17:02:05 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836) are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836), please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck, 1836), try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Bis 3,70 m Spannweite (inkl. Beinen), die größten Krabben der Welt.

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