Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 45 m (Ref. 8), usually 45 - 45 m (Ref. 8)
Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945)
Eastern Pacific: from Mexico to Peru.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Maximum carapace length: 5.9 cm (Ref. 8). Occurs at depths from 0 to 27m, common at 45 m, in bottom mud and clayey or sandy mud marine (adults) and estuarine (juveniles) environment. Subtropical to tropical climates (Ref. 8). 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(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (13 of 100)