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Nephropsis occidentalis   Faxon, 1893

Pacific lobsterette

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Nephropsis occidentalis   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
Common length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 300 - 1200 m

Climate / Range
Tropical; 28°N - 33°S, 117°W - 90°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Mexico to Chile. It was pointed out that the records from the Galapagos and Marion Islands are erroneous (Ref. 106).
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 5 to 13 cm, total length; 3 cm, carapace length; It was said that a published record giving the maximum length as 25 cm is clearly erroneous (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths of 300 to 1200 m with muddy or sandy bottom (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 potential interest
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Mass conversion

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