Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 22.5 cm TL (female)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 90 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 10)
Climate / Range
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
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)
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)