Farfantepenaeus californiensis   (Holmes, 1900)

yellowleg shrimp
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Farfantepenaeus californiensis  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Costa Rica country information

Common names:
Occurence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: no regulations | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: C: Refs. 8, 83922.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/cs.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Vargas, R. and I.S. Wehrtmann, 2009
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Yellowleg shrimp, ... more

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 20.9 cm TL (female)

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

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 356), usually 25 - 50 m (Ref. 8)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945); 38°N - 37°S, 123°W - 70°W (Ref. 75620)

Distribution

Eastern Pacific: San Francisco Bay, California to Chile.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum standard length: 18.0 cm (Ref. 356). Maximum carapace length: 5.5 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Occurs at depths from 15 to 100 m, common between 25 to 50 m, in bottom mud or sandy mud marine environment. Juveniles are rarely found in estuarine environment (Ref. 8). Juveniles may feed on the green macroalga Ulva clathrata (Ref. 115030). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Not Evaluated 

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)