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Metanephrops binghami   (Boone, 1927)

Caribbean lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Metanephrops binghami   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Nephropidae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
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Size / Weight / Age
Common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 230 - 700 m (Ref. 4), usually 300 - 500 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 30°N - 6°N, 89°W - 55°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: from the Bahamas Islands and southern Florida (USA) to French Guiana.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 17 cm, total body length, usually around 12 cm (Ref. 4). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). Occurs at depths from 230 to 700 m but most common between 300 to 500 m on a substrate of sand or mud (Ref. 4). 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
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high