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Plesionika heterocarpus   (Costa, 1871)


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Plesionika heterocarpus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Pandalidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 35 - 850 m (Ref. 104052).  Subtropical; 46°N - 37°S, 19°W - 37°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052); 10.6 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Nektobenthic (Ref. 78235). Found in mud assemblage. Non-migrator macrozooplankton feeder (Ref. 52384). Most important prey include euphausiids, mysids, bivalves and fish (Ref. 102666). 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).

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

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.9 - 15.7, mean 13.8 (based on 277 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high