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Parapinnixa affinis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA MALACOSTRACA DECAPODA PINNOTHERIDAE

Scientific Name: Parapinnixa affinis
Species Authority: Holmes, 1900
Common Name/s:
English California Bay Pea Crab, Californian Bay Pea Crab

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group
History:
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Supposedly confined to the Pacific waters off the coast of California, but there is a questionable record of P. affinis from Siberia (Kobjakova 1967).
Countries:
Native:
United States (California)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Pacific – eastern central
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Lives as a symbiont, it inhabits the tubes and burrows of marine polychaete worms.
Systems: Marine

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Kobjakova, Z. I. 1967. Decapoda (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Possjet Bay (the Sea of Japan). Explorations of the Fauna of the Seas of the USSR 5(13): 243.

Citation: Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group 1996. Parapinnixa affinis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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