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Farfantepenaeus brasiliensis   (Latreille, 1817)

redspottedshrimp
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 15 cm TL (female)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 500 m (Ref. 356), usually 45 - 65 m (Ref. 8)

Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 27°C (Ref. 107945); 40°N - -40°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution
Western Atlantic and the Arctic: USA to West Indies and Brazil.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum standard length: 17.0 cm. Adults live in bottom mud or sand of marine habitats, juveniles in estuarine environments (Ref. 8). Juveniles inhabit seagrass community of Diplanthera wrightii. Adults may also be found in a lagoon (Ref. 106885). 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
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
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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