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Lucifer chacei   Bowman, 1967


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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Luciferidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 10 - 100 m (Ref. 96667).  Tropical; 33°N - 33°S, 27°E - 135°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Eastern Africa to Hawaii and Tahiti. Tropical and subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Last segment of peduncle of ant. 2 in male reaches beyond eye and nearly distal margin of 1st segment of ant. 1 peduncle, in female reaches beyond middle of cornea and to distal third of 1st segment of ant. 1 peduncle; rostrum reaches proximal border of statocyst; ventral cushion of male telson much broader than its posterior height; sheath of petasma curved.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Planktonic (Ref. 75706) and coastal (Ref. 78954) species. Feeds on both phyto- and zooplanktons (Ref. 97303). Growth from eggs to adults (7-8 mm) takes more or less 3 weeks (Ref. 97303). After fertilization, eggs remain attached to the females by short stalks to the ischia of the third pereopods until hatching (Ref. 78954).

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

Growth from eggs to adults (7-8 mm) takes more or less 3 weeks (Ref. 97303). After fertilization, eggs remain attached to the females by short stalks to the ischia of the third pereopods until hatching (Ref. 78954).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown