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Palaemon serratus   (Pennant, 1777)

common prawn

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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; 61°N - 18°N, 32°W - 41°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Black Sea.

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
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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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