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Geryon longipes   Milne-Edwards, 1882

Mediterranean geryon

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Geryonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 5 - 1871 m (Ref. 106297).  Subtropical; 46°N - 30°N, 13°W - 36°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.8 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 114235); 2.7 cm CL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 96584. Maximum length for females from Ref. 106104. Both max. lengths are based on occurrences (Refs. 106104, 114235); to be replaced with a better reference. Deep-sea species that inhabits bathyal mud bottoms (Ref. 106307). Occurs on the deep middle slope (Ref. 105217). 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

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high