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Chlorotocus crassicornis   (Costa, 1871)

Green shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Pandalidae

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

Benthic; depth range 3 - 600 m (Ref. 804), usually 300 - 400 m (Ref. 804).  Subtropical; 48°N - 37°S, 13°W - 139°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific, Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: eastern Atlantic from Gulf of Biscay to Congo and around the Mediterranean, and it is widely distributed throughout the coasts of Morocco.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 804)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 881. Nektobenthic (demersal) or epibenthic at depths between 75 to 600 m. Infaunal feeder (Ref. 106512). Feeds on euphausiids and molluscs (Ref. 52384).

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

Bianchi, G., K.E. Carpenter, J.-P. Roux, F.J. Molloy, D. Boyer and H.J. Boyer. 1999. (Ref. 804)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(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): 8.6 - 15.9, mean 11.6 (based on 245 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Very high.