Advertisement

You can sponsor this page

Crangon crangon   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Crangon crangon  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
Upload your photos 
| All pictures | Google image |
Image of Crangon crangon (Common shrimp)
Crangon crangon
Picture by FAO

Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Crangonidae

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

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 434).  Subtropical, preferred 11°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in both marine and oligohaline waters (Ref. 95752). Also inhabits brackish lagoons (Ref. 2779). Found on fine sand or slightly muddy sand (Ref. 434); also over coarse sand (Ref. 96391). Juveniles are epifaunal on seagrass and bare sand flats (Ref. 106879). Mobile (Refs. 95752, 96470). Free-living (Ref. 3123). Able to occupy areas with high exposure and low salinity (Ref. 95730). Carnivorous (Refs. 95752, 96470). Feeds on small benthic organisms (small crustaceans, annelids and mollusks) and fishery discards (Ref. 434).

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

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us

Tools

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: species profile; 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): 8.6 - 14, mean 10.5 (based on 410 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high