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Metapenaeopsis smithi   (Schmitt, 1924)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 366 m (Ref. 97531)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: USA to western Caribbean and Lesser Antilles.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on rocky and sandy bottoms in coral reefs and seagrass beds (Ref. 83922). Also found on rubble and other submerged vegetation (Ref. 97531). 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


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Mass conversion

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