Aristeus antennatus   (Risso, 1816)

blue and red shrimp

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Aristeidae

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

Demersal; depth range 100 - 2200 m (Ref. 80764), usually 350 - 800 m (Ref. 80214).  Temperate, preferred 19°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean, Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Portugal to the Cape Verde Islands and the entire Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 3.2  range ? - ? cm Max length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Demersal (Ref. 80214). Demersal on muddy bottoms of slopes of continental shelf, in zones close to submarine canyons. Moves from depths of 200 m during the night to 800 m during the day, and changes location within the year (Ref. 80214). Feeds on small benthic invertebrates mainly crustaceans and polychaetes and also carrion (Ref. 434). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

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

Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FIRMS (Stock assessments) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.6 - 18.3, mean 13.3 (based on 351 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (12 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high