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Scyllarides latus   (Latreille, 1802)

Mediterranean slipper lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Scyllaridae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 36.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 441)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 4 - 100 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 20°C (Ref. 107945); 46°N - 13°N, 32°W - 36°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Lisbon, Portugal to Senegal, and the Mediterranean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Carapace length: 12 cm. Occurs at depths between 4 and 100 m on rocky or sandy substrate. Feeds on mollusks, especially limpets (Patella sp.). Ovigerous females are observed from June to August (Ref. 4). Ovigerous females from June to August (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: of no interest
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high