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Penaeus penicillatus   Alcock, 1905

redtail prawn

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

Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356); 21.2000007629395 cm TL (female)

Environment
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 27°N - 6°S, 65°E - 121°E

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to Taiwan and Indonesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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). 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
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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