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Heterocarpus ensifer   Milne-Edwards, 1881

armed nylon shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Heterocarpus ensifer   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Pandalidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 14.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 57 - 3000 m (Ref. 417)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean: West African coast from Gibraltar to Congo (5°42'S) and Indonesia and the Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 881. Inhabits soft muddy bottoms on the deeper part of the continental shelf and on the slope (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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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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