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Nematopalaemon hastatus   (Aurivillius, 1898)

Estuarine prawn

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palaemonidae

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

Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 3 - 740 m (Ref. 105050).  Tropical; 16°N - 17°S, 18°W - 14°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: along West African coast, from Senegal to Angola.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Pelagic (Ref. 105112). Exploited in the continental shelf (Ref. 121688). Inshore, prefers high salinity river mouths (Ref. 121669). Also found on sandy and muddy bottoms in estuarine and coastal marine waters to depths of about 50 m (Ref. 434). Mainly feeds on mysids and copepods. Preyed upon by fish and decapods (Ref. 105112).

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


FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource |

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: ; 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): 11 - 16.4, mean 14.2 (based on 40 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high