Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 22.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)
Demersal; brackish; depth range 2 - 160 m (Ref. 83922)
Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945); 16°N - 7°S, 95°W - 77°W (Ref. 103272)
Eastern Pacific Ocean: from Mexico in the Gulf of Tehuantepec to Lobos de Tierra Island, Peru and Galapagos.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Occurs at depths from 2 to 20 m in bottom soft mud. Adults are found in marine environment. Juveniles are found in estuarine environment. Live in tropical climate (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)
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (12 of 100)