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Metanephrops sagamiensis   (Parisi, 1917)

sculpted lobster
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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 : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length :14 cm TL (female)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 300 - 400 m, usually 350 - ? m

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 35°N - 25°N, 122°E - 140°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Indo-west Pacific: from east coast of Japan near Sagami Bay to Taiwan.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a total body length of 6 to 14 (male) and 10 to 14 (female); and carapace lengths of 3 to 6 cm (males) and 4.5 to 6 cm (females) (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths from 300 to 400 m, mostly at 350 m (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: commercial
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