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Nephropsis agassizii   Milne-Edwards, 1880

prickly lobsterette

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Nephropsis agassizii   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Nephropidae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 39)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 878 - 2560 m (Ref. 87543), usually 1100 - 1900 m (Ref. 4)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 29°N - 28°S, 97°W - 44°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Western Atlantic.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 12 cm, max. total length; 5.6 cm, max. carapace length; between 4 and 5 cm (adults carapace length) (Ref. 39). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). Occurs at depths between 878 and 2560 m but most common between 1100 and 1900 m (Ref. 4). 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: of no interest
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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