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Pleoticus muelleri   (Bate, 1888)

Argentine red shrimp
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Solenoceridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 2 - 174 m (Ref. 87391), usually 5 - 25 m (Ref. 8).  Subtropical; 6°C - 20°C (Ref. 106926), preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 18°S - 50°S, 68°W - 39°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Atlantic: from Brazil to Argentina. Subtropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86); common length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 8. Maximum carapace length: 3.75 cm (male); 5.8 cm (female). Salinity: 33.27 to 33.94 per mille Cl (Ref. 8). Occurs at depths of 2-10 m, common at depths of 5-25 m. Bottom mud, or mud and sand. Temperature: 9° to 25°C. Salinity: 33.27 to 33.94% Cl. Neritic province. Tropical to temperate climates (Ref. 8). 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

Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High