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Nematopalaemon hastatus   (Aurivillius, 1898)

estuarine prawn

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 3 - 740 m (Ref. 105050).  Tropical; 16°N - 17°S, 18°W - 14°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: along West African coast, from Senegal to Angola.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Pelagic (Ref. 105112). Also found on sandy and muddy bottoms in estuarine and coastal marine waters to depths of about 50 m (Ref. 434). Mainly feeds on mysids and copepods. Preyed upon by fish and decapods (Ref. 105112). 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

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 11 - 16.4, mean 14.2 (based on 40 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high