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Palaemon xiphias   Risso, 1816

posidonia prawn

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)

Environment

Demersal

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow eel-grass meadows and is almost exclusively carnivorous (Ref. 82172). Spawning period if from April to October. Maximum percentage of ovigerous females occur between late spring and early summer (Ref. 82172).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high