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Pandalus montagui   Leach, 1814

Aesop shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Pandalus montagui   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Pandalidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 0 - 968 m (Ref. 101286).  Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

North Atlantic: USA, Germany and Ireland.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Common in offshore waters (Ref. 106917). Epifaunal in areas with sludge (Ref. 96352). Free-living (Ref. 3123). 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

Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6 - 9.7, mean 7.4 (based on 222 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high