Penaeus esculentus

brown tiger prawn
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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 : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 15.5 cm TL (female)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 16 - 22 m (Ref. 8)

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 10°S - 45°S, 112°E - 155°E

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: Australia.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Postlarvae settle exclusively in seagrass beds (Ref. 84594).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

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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