Solenocera crassicornis (Milne-Edwards, 1837)
Udang merah
photo by FAO

Family:  Solenoceridae (solenocerid shrimps)
Max. size:  12.9 cm TL (male/unsexed); 14 cm TL (female)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 175 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: from Persian Gulf to India, east to Papua New Guinea, and north to Japan and China. Introduced in the Mediterranean.
Biology:  Maximum body length: 9.0 cm (male); 14.0 cm (female); common body length between 6.0 to 8.0 cm (Ref. 409). Maximum total length (male) from Ref. 119750. Common length range: 6.5 to 10.9 cm, male. Common weight range: 3.7 to 13.5 cm, male (Ref. 76922). Maximum depth from Ref. 409. Juveniles inhabit subtidal edge of mud flats, near inshore and far inshore waters (Ref. 121464). On muddy bottoms close to the shore, up to a depth of 85 m (Ref. 801). Also found near mouth areas of estuaries (Ref. 106567). Burrows in mud during the day time, with only the tube-like antennular flagella sticking out for respiration (Ref. 409).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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