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Penaeus chinensis   (Osbeck, 1765)

fleshy prawn
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 18.2999992370605 cm TL (female)

Environment

Demersal; brackish; depth range 90 - 180 m (Ref. 8)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 39°N - 23°N, 114°E - 127°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: from Zhujiang estuary, China to western North Korea down to Jeju Island in South Korea, in the Yellow and Bohai Seas. Introduced in Japan through fisheries.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Detritivore (Ref. 114822). 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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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (11 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high