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Sicyonia brevirostris   Stimpson, 1871

brown rock shrimp
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Sicyoniidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 1 - 330 m (Ref. 8), usually 10 - 110 m (Ref. 112661)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945); 39°N - 14°N, 106°W - 70°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic: In the eastern Pacific from Colima to Chiapas, Mexico, and in the western Atlantic from Norfolk Virginia, along USA and Bahamas to the southern coast of Cuba, Gulf of Mexico from Florida Keys to Yucatan.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 356. Prefers bottom white and shelly sand (Ref. 8). Generalized carnivore, feeds at night, mainly on mollusks and crustaceans (Ref. 111994). 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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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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