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Palaemon adspersus   Rathke, 1837

Baltic prawn

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Palaemon adspersus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Grabowski, M. 2006. (Ref. 2756)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)

Environment
Demersal; brackish; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 104052)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Introduced in the Caspian Sea in the 1930s and 1980s and in Aral Sea in the 1950s (Ref. 2756). Found along the littoral zone, in areas with algal cover. Euryhaline. Omnivorous (Ref. 2756). 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
Fisheries: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production; | FisheriesWiki |

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Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high