Marsupenaeus japonicus

kuruma prawn

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Marsupenaeus japonicus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
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Main reference
. . (Ref. 8)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 22.5 cm TL (female)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 90 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 10)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace length: 5.3 cm (male); 6.6 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Occurs at depths from 0 to 90 m in bottom sandy mud and sand marine environment. Temperate to tropical climates (Ref. 8). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric, sperm transfer is indirect usually through copulation. Precopulatory courtship ritual is common. Fertilization is usually external but may be internal (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high