Malacostraca | Decapoda | Crangonidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Gorny, M. 1999. (Ref. 87391)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range ? - 1320 m (Ref. 87391), usually 200 - 600 m (Ref. 2660)
Climate / Range
Southern Oceans: Southern tip of South America, South Georgia and Antarctic Continental Shelf.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Known as one of the most abundan shelf inhabiting Antarctic shrimps (Ref. 86805). Found in the continental shelves and slopes at depths of 200 to 600 m; digging itself ventrally into the sediment (Ref. 2660). 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)
Threat to humans
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