Malacostraca | Decapoda
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.
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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