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Synalpheus townsendi   Coutière, 1909

Townsend snapping shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Alpheidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 132 m (Ref. 80391).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA to Bermuda and Brazil.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.5 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80391)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 97531. Found among coral rubble, sponges or algal nodules, among sea grasses, algae, rocks, shells, tubes of polychaetes (Ref. 80391), and other submerged vegetation (Ref. 97531). 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

Coelho Filho, P.A. 2004. (Ref. 2364)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown