Malacostraca | Decapoda
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356); 21.2000007629395 cm TL (female)
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 27°N - 6°S, 65°E - 121°E
Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to Taiwan and Indonesia.
Maximum TL: 16.3 cm (male); 21.2 cm (female). Maximum carapace length: 3.1 cm (male); 3.3 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Vulnerability for synonym Fenneropenaeus penicillatus is 50. Juveniles inhabit mangrove inlets (Ref. 114627). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082). 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)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)