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Metanephrops sinensis   (Bruce, 1966)

China 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
Max length : 15.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 260 - 373 m

Climate / Range
Tropical; 16°N - 16°N, 109°E - 109°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: China.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a total body length of 6 to 15 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at a depth range from (205-) 260 to 373 (-390) m with a substrate composed of mud and sometimes with shells (Ref. 4). Ovigerous females were obtained in September (Ref. 4).

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high