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Acetes americanus   Ortmann, 1893

aviu shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Acetes americanus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Sergestidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Abele, L.G. and W. Kim. 1986. (Ref. 7873)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Pelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 42 m (Ref. 83922)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: from USA to Suriname and French Guiana. Pérez Farfante recognizes 2 subspecies: Acetes americanus americanus from Puerto Rico to Brazil and Acetes americanus carolinae from USA to French Guiana (Ref. 75620).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epipelagic species (Ref. 83922), known from shallow coastal waters (Ref. 8). 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


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
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