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Palaemon serratus   (Pennant, 1777)

common prawn
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae
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Main reference
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)

Environment
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 434)

Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 16°C (Ref. 107945); 61°N - 18°N, 32°W - 41°E

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky and muddy bottoms in shallow waters to depths of about 40 m. Omnivorous, feeding on seaweeds and small crustaceans (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
Fisheries: commercial
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References
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