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Lucifer faxoni   Borradaile, 1915

lucifer shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Lucifer faxoni   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Luciferidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

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

Climate / Range

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.

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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