Penaeopsis serrata Bate, 1881
Megalops shrimp
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Family:  Penaeidae (penaeid shrimps)
Max. size:  10.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); 14 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 100 - 640 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean: from USA to the Caribbean and off northwest Africa to Mauritania.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Maximum carapace length: 3.7 cm (male); 5.4 cm (female; Ref. 8). Minimum depth from Ref. 434.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 05.07.16

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