Litopenaeus setiferus   (Linnaeus, 1767)

northern white shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Litopenaeus setiferus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 17.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 20 cm TL (female)

Environment
Demersal; brackish; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Western Atlantic: from Canada to Mexico.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace length: 4.1 cm (male; Ref. 8). Maximum standard length: 19.0 cm. Occurs at depths from 2 to 90 m in bottom mud or peat with sand or clay in marine (adults) and estuarine (juveniles) environments. Temperate to tropical climates (Ref. 8).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: experimental
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (11 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high