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Aristaeomorpha foliacea   (Risso, 1827)

Giant red shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Aristaeomorpha foliacea  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Aristeidae

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

Benthopelagic; depth range 60 - 1300 m (Ref. 97594), usually 250 - 750 m (Ref. 409).  Tropical; ? - 14°C (Ref. 434), preferred 20°C (Ref. 107945); 55°N - 55°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 3.7, range 3 - 4.414 cm Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052); 22.5 cm TL (female); max. published weight: 45.90 g (Ref. 126095); max. published weight: 45.90 g; max. reported age: 8 years (Ref. 80203)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Deep-water benthopelagic shrimp (Ref. 114287). Common total length: 12 to 16 cm. Minimum common depth from Ref. 8. Usually caught on muddy and sandy bottoms of continental slopes (Ref. 434).

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

Spawning occurs during spring to summer. Females have a life span of 7-8 years while males live for 5-6 years.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

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

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.9 - 15.7, mean 10 (based on 1552 cells).
Resilience (Ref. 69278): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.37-0.96; tm=1.5; tmax=8).
Prior r = 0.47, 95% CL = 0.30 - 0.73, Based on 2 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Very high.
Nutrients: Calcium = 109 [35, 184] mg/100g; Iron = 1.59 [1.21, 1.97] mg/100g; Protein = 20.2 [19.2, 21.3] %; Omega3 = 0.285 [0.185, 0.386] g/100g; Selenium = 48.3 [-31.7, 128.3] μg/100g; VitaminA = 0 μg/100g; Zinc = 1.79 [1.17, 2.40] mg/100g (wet weight).