Heterocarpus woodmasoni   Alcock, 1901

Indian nylon shrimp
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Pandalidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 291 - 770 m (Ref. 80357).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94508); 15 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 99823. Found in coarse sand at depths of 291 to 655 m. Also on rocks and rubbles (Ref. 99823). Carnivore and detritus feeder (Ref. 102663). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Li, X. 2006. (Ref. 80357)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.8 - 13.4, mean 9.6 (based on 284 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high