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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 Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Scyllaridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Lisbon, Portugal to Senegal, and the Mediterranean.

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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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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