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Acanthephyra eximia   Smith, 1884


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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Oplophoridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 40 - 4400 m (Ref. 96667), usually 700 - 1200 m (Ref. 61458).  Tropical; 72°N - 45°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Throughout tropical and subtropical waters.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 108818. Scavenger that feeds on fish remains; also feeds on polychaetes, gastropods, etc. (Ref. 98159). Eggs are carried in a big clutch among the pleopods, their colour matches with the pleon, likely a sort of camouflage, as observed for other middle-slope decapod crustaceans (Ref. 98143).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Eggs are carried in a big clutch among the pleopods, their colour matches with the pleon, likely a sort of camouflage, as observed for other middle-slope decapod crustaceans.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poupin, J. 1998. (Ref. 75706)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown