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Arctides guineensis   (Spengler, 1799)

Small Spanish lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Scyllaridae

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

Benthic; depth range 0 - 400 m (Ref. 122059).  Tropical; 34°N - 14°N, 82°W - 60°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda triangle, the coast of USA from North Carolina to south Florida the Bahamas and north of Puerto Rico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 122328); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed total body length is 20 cm; carapace length is 4 to 6 cm (Ref. 4). It is found on the outer reefs. The larvae are planktonic (Ref. 4).

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. 1991. (Ref. 4)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 03 December 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high