Parapinnixa affinis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Pinnotheridae

Scientific Name: Parapinnixa affinis 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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group
Previously published Red List assessments:

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 occurrence:
United States (California)
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
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.

Citation: Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group. 1996. Parapinnixa affinis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T16185A5504008. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
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