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Palaemon longirostris   Milne-Edwards, 1837

delta prawn
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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 : 7.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Environment
Demersal; catadromous; freshwater; brackish; depth range 0 - 17 m (Ref. 101283)

Climate / Range
Temperate, preferred 11°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic: Europe.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common in European estuaries. Mostly inhabits freshwater throughout the year but migrates to estuarine brackish waters to reproduce (Ref. 82147). Inhabits freshwater but migrates o estuarine brackish waters to reproduce. The development of the whole larval stage takes place in mid estuarine waters (Ref. 82147); juveniles migrates back to freshwater (Ref. 82145).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; bait: occasionally
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |

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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high