Pleoticus muelleri   (Bate, 1888)

Argentine red shrimp

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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 2 - 174 m (Ref. 87391), usually 5 - 25 m (Ref. 8).  Subtropical; 6°C - 20°C (Ref. 106926), preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 18°S - 50°S, 68°W - 39°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Atlantic: from Brazil to Argentina. Subtropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 2.0, range 1 - ? cm Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86); common length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 8. Maximum carapace length: 3.75 cm (male); 5.8 cm (female). Salinity: 33.27 to 33.94 per mille Cl (Ref. 8).

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. 126983)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: ; publication : search) | Fishipedia | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.6 - 21.1, mean 15.5 (based on 84 cells).
Resilience (Ref. 69278): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.46-1.83).
Prior r = 1.19, 95% CL = 0.79 - 1.79, Based on 4 stock assessments.
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): High.
Nutrients: Calcium = 109 [35, 184] mg/100g; Iron = 1.59 [1.21, 1.97] mg/100g; Protein = 20.2 [19.2, 21.3] %; Omega3 = 0.285 [0.185, 0.386] g/100g; Selenium = 48.3 [-31.7, 128.3] μg/100g; VitaminA = 0 μg/100g; Zinc = 1.79 [1.17, 2.40] mg/100g (wet weight).