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Marsupenaeus japonicus


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lexID:
5442 
Scientific:
Marsupenaeus japonicus 
German:
Kuruma-Garnele 
English:
Kuruma prawn 
Category:
Gamberi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Penaeidae (Family) > Marsupenaeus (Genus) > japonicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bate, 1888) 
Occurrence:
Somalia, Portugal, Pakistan, Tansania, Mozambique, Réunion , Israel, India, Adria, Africa occidentale, Atlantico orientale, Australia, Brasile, Cina, Corea, Coste Europee, Egitto, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Britanniche, Kenia, Madagascar, Malesia, Mar Egeo, Mar Nero, Mar rosso, Mauritius, Mediterraneo, Papua Nuova Guinea, Polinesia Francese, Singapore, Spagna, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Taiwan, USA 
Size:
17 cm - 27 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Piccoli pesci 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-12 22:36:02 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Marsupenaeus japonicus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Marsupenaeus japonicus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Marsupenaeus japonicus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Marsupenaeus japonicus ist ein Lessepsscher Migrant, der aus dem Indopazifik durch das Rote Meer über den Suez-Kanal in das Mittelmeer eingezogen ist.

Diese sehr große Garnele versteckt sich tagsüber im Bodensubstrat und geht nachts auf Jagd, wobei sie kleine Knochen- und Knorpelfische fängt und verspeist.

Die Kuruma-Garnele ist heute eine sehr begehrte Speisegarnele, die im großen Stil gezüchtet wird.

Synonyme:
Penaeus canaliculatus var. japonicus Spence Bate, 1888
Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 (basionym)
Penaeus pulchricaudatus Stebbing, 1914

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