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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 Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Nephropidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: from the Bahamas Islands and southern Florida (USA) to French Guiana.

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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high