Malacostraca | Euphausiacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 100 - 600 m (Ref. 96715), usually ? - 500 m (Ref. 118505). Boreal; 2°C - 15°C (Ref. 118496), preferred 4°C (Ref. 107945); 80°N - 27°N, 78°W - 52°E (Ref. 118505)
Arctic, Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from North Carolina, USA and Canada (Hudson Strait) to 52°E in Novaya Zemlya, Russia, north to Fram Strait and south to Cape Juby, Morocco.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2864)
Minimum depth range from Ref. 118505. This is an omnivorous species (Refs. 96715, 118584) (Ref. 356).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Brinton, E. 1962. (Ref. 2864)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.6 - 11.1, mean 3.6 (based on 68 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)