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Pandalopsis dispar   Rathbun, 1902

Sidestriped 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

Benthopelagic; depth range 45 - 649 m (Ref. 82652).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and the Arctic. Temperate to boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 20.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 118338)

Short description Morphology

Superficially this species resembles Pandalus borealis, but is easily distinguished by its long antennules and red and white striped abdomen. These stripes give the animal its common name of "side stripe" shrimp. The surface of the body is finely punctate. The rostrum is two to two and a half times the length of the rest of the carapace. There are 16 to 21 dorsal spines, three or four of which are on the carapace, those over the eyes are closely placed and on the remainder of the rostrum they are more distant. There are 9 to 15 inferior spines and the extremity of the rostrum is bifid or sometimes trifid. Next to Pandalus platyceros these are the largest shrimps.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 79465. Larvae are pelagic, probably neritic. Juveniles and adults are sublittoral and bathyal (benthopelagic), found on green mud bottoms, sometimes on rocks. Food and feeding are yet to be described (Ref. 113898).

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

Larvae hatched in March or April, first three stages found in deep water. Males matured in the second autumn for about 18 months and remained sexually active for another year. Sex change began in spring, 3 years after hatching; become females (ovigerous) by autumn. Spawning occurs in the late fall and early winter, eggs carried throughout winter.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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FAO areas
Food items
Common names
Egg development
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(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): 4.1 - 6.9, mean 5.6 (based on 130 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Very high.