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Acanthephyra curtirostris   Wood-Mason, 1891

Peaked shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Acanthephyra curtirostris  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Oplophoridae

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

Bathypelagic; depth range 300 - 5900 m (Ref. 321).  Deep-water; 51°N - 27°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific and Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 97531. A permanent resident of the deep mesopelagic zone; does not undergo diel vertical migrations. Feeds heavily on fish and crustaceans although diet may contain phytoplankton and protist debris (Ref. 97393).

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

Hendrickx, M.E. and F.D. Estrada-Navarrete. 1989. (Ref. 321)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.9 - 4.9, mean 2.9 (based on 4102 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown