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Pleoticus robustus   (Smith, 1885)

royal red shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Solenoceridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 98); 22.5 cm TL (female); common length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 98)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 180 - 1000 m (Ref. 97531)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 7°C - 13°C (Ref. 8), preferred 22°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: USA to French Guiana.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace length: 4.2 cm (male); 6.15 cm (female; Ref. 86). Minimum depth from Ref. 106927. Lives in the continental shelf from depths of 180 to 730 m; abundant from depths of 250 to 475 m. Inhabits mud, sand, muddy sand, or white calcareous mud (Ref. 106927). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high