Metanephrops challengeri   (Balss, 1914)

New Zealand lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Nephropidae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 15.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 140 - 640 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Temperate; 33°S - 48°S, 166°E - 173°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Indo-west Pacific: New Zealand.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a total body length of 25 cm, mostly between 13 and 18 cm (Ref. 4). Prefers mud or sandy mud substrates that are firm enough for burrowing (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
High