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Metapenaeus affinis   (Milne-Edwards, 1837)

Jinga shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Metapenaeus affinis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; brackish; depth range 5 - 92 m (Ref. 8).  Tropical; 31°N - 18°S, 47°E - 154°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea to South China Sea and Hawaii.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 10 - ? cm Max length : 22.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

From edge subtidal to depths of 60 m. Prefers mud and sandy-mud bottoms; juveniles found intertidally (Ref. 801). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.8 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1726 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (13 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high