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Metapenaeopsis stridulans   (Alcock, 1905)

Fiddler shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Metapenaeopsis stridulans  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Penaeidae

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

Benthic; depth range 5 - 90 m (Ref. 8).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from Gulf of Aden to the Malay Archipelago.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 1.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 99823. Juveniles are reported to occupy far inshore waters (Ref. 121464). On muddy or sandy substrates (Ref. 99823). Spawns from June to December, with peaks from June to July and October (Ref. 116211).

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. 1980. (Ref. 8)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(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): 24.6 - 29.1, mean 28.1 (based on 1910 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high