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Litopenaeus stylirostris   (Stimpson, 1874)

blue shrimp
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 45 m (Ref. 8), usually 45 - 45 m (Ref. 8).  Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: from Mexico to Peru.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 17 - ? cm Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Ecosystems
Occurrences
Introductions
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Ecology
Diet
Food items
Age/Size
Growth
Length-weight
Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: species profile; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (13 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high