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Solenocera choprai   Nataraj, 1945

Ridgeback shrimp

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

Malacostraca | Decapoda | Solenoceridae

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

Benthic; depth range 50 - 175 m (Ref. 108419).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Eastern Africa to Taiwan and Australia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 6.7, range 6 - ? cm Max length : 9.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 409); 13 cm BL (female)

Short description Morphology

Total length: 7.5-9.2 cm (female). Carapace length: 2.2-2.85 cm (female) (Ref. 103).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 801. Probably burrows in mud during day time, with only the tube-like antennular flagella sticking out for respiration (Ref. 409).

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

Fisheries: commercial
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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): 19.3 - 27.9, mean 24.6 (based on 554 cells).
Resilience (Ref. 69278): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Unknown.