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Metapenaeus stebbingi   Nobili, 1904

peregrine shrimp
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 13.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 1 - 90 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 50 m (Ref. 801)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 30°N - 30°S, 30°E - 71°E (Ref. 111099)

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: East Africa to Pakistan and India. Introduced in the Mediterranean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref.103562. From edge subtidal (Ref. 801) to depths of 90 m on bottom mud or sandy mud substrates (Ref. 8). Juveniles inhabit nearshore and adults deeper water usually less than 50 m (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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; bait: occasionally
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high