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Metanephrops sinensis   (Bruce, 1966)

China lobster
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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

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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: China.

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