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Parapenaeopsis stylifera   (Milne-Edwards, 1837)

kiddi shrimp

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

Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Environment
Benthic; depth range 20 - 90 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 801)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 30°N - 12°S, 47°E - 129°E

Distribution
Indian Ocean: from Kuwait and Pakistan to Bangladesh. Pérez Farfante recognizes 2 subspecies: Parapenaeopsis stylifera stylifera from Persian Gulf to India and Sri Lanka and Parapenaeopsis stylifera coromandelica from east coast of India to Indonesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

From coast to depths of 90 m, but usually down to 50 m on muddy or sandy-mud substrates (Ref. 801). Omnivorous bottom feeder, mainly feeding on crustaceans, mud and detritus, vegetable matter, gastropods, bivalves, diatoms, and sand particles. Higher feeding intensity observed with sexual maturity (Ref. 106981). 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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More information

Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high