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Aristeus antillensis   Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1909

purplehead gamba prawn

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Aristeidae

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

Benthic; depth range 324 - 1144 m (Ref. 97531).  Tropical; 68°N - 35°S, 97°W - 34°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA to the Caribbean and French Guiana.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 4.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 117124); 19.3 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 106539. Deep-sea species known to inhabit slope grounds up to a depth of 1144 m (Ref. 106539). Members of the family Aristeidae are carnivorous (Ref. 107109). 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).

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

Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | 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): 4.3 - 14.4, mean 9.4 (based on 137 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high