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Parapenaeopsis stylifera   (Milne-Edwards, 1837)

kiddi shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 20 - 90 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 801).  Tropical; 30°N - 12°S, 47°E - 129°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 6 - 7 cm Max length : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 114955); max. reported age: 2 years (Ref. 114955)

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). Also Refs. 833, 106504 (Ref. 114955).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Also Refs. 833, 106504.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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