Penaeus penicillatus   Alcock, 1905

redtail prawn
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Myanmar country information

Common names:
Occurence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: C: Ref. 113962; O: Ref. 110181.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/bm.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Wildlife Conservation Society, 2013
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Jumbo, ... more

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 19.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356); 21.2000007629395 cm TL (female)

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

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 27°N - 6°S, 65°E - 121°E

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to Taiwan and Indonesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum TL: 16.3 cm (male); 21.2 cm (female). Maximum carapace length: 3.1 cm (male); 3.3 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Vulnerability for synonym Fenneropenaeus penicillatus is 50. Juveniles inhabit mangrove inlets (Refs. 114627, 121464), intertidal mud flats and far inshore waters (Ref. 121464). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082). 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 (Ref. 120744)

  Not Evaluated 

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)