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Lucifer faxoni   Borradaile, 1915

lucifer shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Luciferidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 1 - 91 m (Ref. 97531).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean: USA to the Caribbean and Brazil in Western Atlantic and Senegal and Congo in Eastern Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epipelagic species found in the water column (Ref. 83922). Feeds on mangrove leaf detritus (Ref. 67428). Adults are carnivorous. However, omnivory is possible with their feeding appendages. (Ref. 111602). 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

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown