Neolithodes diomedeae   (Benedict, 1895)


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Lithodidae | Lithodinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 602 - 2454 m (Ref. 2686).  Deep-water; 37°N - 73°S, 124°W - 23°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic: Gulf of California to Scotia Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.7 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2690); max. published weight: 1.0 kg (Ref. 2690)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 93860. Found on hydrothermal vents (Ref. 2682). Scavenger (Refs. 2682, 106711) feeding on the infauna of the abyssal plain (Ref. 2682). Carries on its back commensal amphipods, mostly gammarids (Ref. 106711). 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

Macpherson, E. 2004. (Ref. 2686)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High