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Metanephrops thomsoni   (Bate, 1888)

red-banded lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Metanephrops thomsoni   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
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 50 - 500 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 25°N - 13°N, 114°E - 135°E (Ref. 4)

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

It has a maximum total body length of 15 cm, usually not more than 12 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths from 50 to 500 m on sandy mud bottom (Ref. 4). Ovigerous females are generally caught in the East China Sea from the middle of September to the middle of April (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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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