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Metapenaeopsis smithi   (Schmitt, 1924)

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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
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Main reference
Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 366 m (Ref. 97531)

Climate / Range
Tropical

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




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Mass conversion

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