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Metapenaeopsis mogiensis   (Rathbun, 1902)

mogi velvet shrimp
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 9 cm TL (female)

Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from India to Japan and Australia. Pérez Farfante (Ref. 75620) recognizes 4 subspecies: Metapenaeopsis mogiensis mogiensis from Japan; Metapenaeopsis mogiensis complanata from Australia and New Caledonia; Metapenaeopsis mogiensis consobrina from East Africa and the Red Sea to South China Sea and Indonesia; and Metapenaeopsis mogiensis intermedia from Taiwan to Indonesia and the Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on mud-sand substratum (Ref. 155). 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: minor 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