Nephrops norvegicus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Norway lobster
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Albania 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: Ref. 4; M: Ref. 74504; O: Ref. 76721.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/al.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Holthuis, L.B., 1991
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Havskräfta, ... more

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 24.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 441); common length : 19.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 441)

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

Benthic; depth range 20 - 800 m (Ref. 441), usually 200 - 600 m (Ref. 88009)

Climate / Range

Temperate, preferred 16°C (Ref. 107945); 69°N - 30°N, 25°W - 26°E (Ref. 4)

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total body length: 8 to 24 cm, usually between 10 to 20 cm (Ref. 4). Found in the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 94799). Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Sedentary (Ref. 94799). Inhabits muddy bottoms in which it digs its burrows. Nocturnal and feeds on detritus, crustaceans and worms (Ref. 4). An active predator or scavenger (Ref. 94757). Another isotope data (δ15N=6.26±0.14, n=3, Ref. 106518). Norway lobster females undergo ovary ripening mainly in spring, spawn in summer and autumn, and recovery in winter (Ref. 94749).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 05 December 2009

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 (14 of 100)