Acetes vulgaris Hansen, 1919
jembret shrimp
Acetes vulgaris
photo by FAO

Family:  Sergestidae (sergestid shrimps)
Max. size:  2.6 cm BL (male/unsexed); 3.4 cm BL (female)
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 9 - 55 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Epipelagic, found over sandy and muddy bottoms in marine waters. Occurs in depths of 9 to 55 m (Ref. 409). 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).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 02.10.08

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