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Pandalus danae   Stimpson, 1857

Dock 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 18 - 177 m (Ref. 93876).  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific and Northwest Atlantic: Alaska, Canada and USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Ordinarily known as "coon-stripe" because of the peculiar striping of red or brown and white which is especially evident in the younger individuals. It is a rather stout species with a finely pitted surface and 10 to 12 median dorsal spines, all movable, about half of them on the carapace. The rostrum is a little longer than the carapace, the terminal half is unarmed above, the apex trifid, the lower margin 6 to 8 spined.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Metamorphosis finishes by late June, growth was rapid until October where males became sexually mature. They remain as males by the second autumn, sex change occurs in the third spring. Spawning starts in October, egg hatches by March and April (Ref. 82562).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Egg development
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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): 4.8 - 8.6, mean 6.8 (based on 105 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Very high.