Alpheus lottini   Guérin-Méneville, 1829

Coral snapping shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Alpheidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 60 m (Ref. 96667).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: South Africa and Gulf of California to Colombia and Easter Island. Tropical and subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 108488)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 106854). Exclusively associated with pocilloporid corals (Refs. 80448), like Pocillopora damicronis (Ref. 108491), commonly found in the sublittoral zone to depths of about 50 m (Ref. 69553). Also in Ref. 3565.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Chace, F.A. Jr. 1988. (Ref. 69553)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.2 - 29, mean 27.7 (based on 954 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown