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Scyllarides latus   (Latreille, 1802)

Mediterranean slipper lobster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Scyllarides latus  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Scyllaridae

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

Benthic; depth range 4 - 100 m (Ref. 4).  Subtropical, preferred 20°C (Ref. 107945); 46°N - 13°N, 32°W - 36°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Lisbon, Portugal to Senegal, and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 45.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 36.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 441)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Carapace length: 12 cm. Occurs at depths between 4 and 100 m on rocky or sandy substrate. Feeds on mollusks, especially limpets (Patella sp.). Ovigerous females are observed from June to August (Ref. 4).

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

Ovigerous females from June to August (Ref. 4).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 03 December 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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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): 14.6 - 21.6, mean 18.7 (based on 246 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high