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Metapenaeus dobsoni   (Miers, 1878)

Kadal 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 : 11.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 13 cm TL (female)

Environment

Benthic; brackish; depth range 1 - 37 m (Ref. 8)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 31°N - 12°S, 47°E - 153°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: west coast of India to the Philippines and New Guinea.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Can tolerate a wide range of salinity, 3-43 ppt (Ref. 8). Life cycle: Larvae undergo 5 nauplial, 3 protozoal and 3 myses stages. 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: commercial
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Ecology
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Age/Size
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Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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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