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Protrachypene precipua   Burkenroad, 1934

Titi shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ecuador country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: no regulations | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Gulf of Guayaquil, Port Posorja (Ref. 114606), Playas and Esmeraldas (Ref. 114607). C: Refs. 8, 114606, 114607, 114609.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ec.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Holthuis, L.B., 1980
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Classification / Names / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS |

Malacostraca > Decapoda (Lobster, shrimp and crabs) > Penaeidae (penaeid shrimps)

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

Benthic; depth range 15 - 40 m (Ref. 83922).   Tropical; 15°N - 4°S, 92°W - 77°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: From Guatemala to Tumbes, Peru.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 8.80000019073486 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum carapace length: 1.38 cm (male); 1.53 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Minimum depth from Ref. 8. This benthic species is found in muddy bottoms (Ref. 83922). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082).

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. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 20.6 - 28.8, mean 25.8 (based on 40 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Very high.