Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 213 specimens in 57 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 14 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 75
  Temperature range (°C): 14.476 - 28.954
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.073 - 1.070
  Salinity (PPS): 34.131 - 35.587
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.525 - 5.750
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.110 - 0.234
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.693 - 1.579

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 75

Temperature range (°C): 14.476 - 28.954

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.073 - 1.070

Salinity (PPS): 34.131 - 35.587

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.525 - 5.750

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.110 - 0.234

Silicate (umol/l): 0.693 - 1.579
 
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Associations

Known predators

Macrobrachium (Macrobranchium) is prey of:
Charybdis orientalis
Scylla serrata
Eleotris sandwicensis
Actinopterygii

Based on studies in:
USA: Hawaii (Swamp)
Mexico: Guerrero (Brackish water)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. E. Walsh, An ecological study of a Hawaiian mangrove swamp. In: Estuaries, G. H. Lauff, Ed. (AAAS Publication 83, Washington, DC, 1967), pp. 420-431, from p. 429.
  • A. Yanez-Arancibia, Taxonomia, ecologia y estructura de las comunidades de peces en lagunas costeras con bocas efimeras del Pacifico de Mexico. Cent. Cienc. del Mar y Limnol. Univ. Nal. Auton. Mex. Publ. Espec. 2:1-306 (1978).
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Known prey organisms

Macrobrachium (Macrobranchium) preys on:
Bacillariophyceae
Ulothrix
algae
detritus
micro-benthos and meio-benthos

Based on studies in:
USA: Hawaii (Swamp)
Mexico: Guerrero (Brackish water)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. E. Walsh, An ecological study of a Hawaiian mangrove swamp. In: Estuaries, G. H. Lauff, Ed. (AAAS Publication 83, Washington, DC, 1967), pp. 420-431, from p. 429.
  • A. Yanez-Arancibia, Taxonomia, ecologia y estructura de las comunidades de peces en lagunas costeras con bocas efimeras del Pacifico de Mexico. Cent. Cienc. del Mar y Limnol. Univ. Nal. Auton. Mex. Publ. Espec. 2:1-306 (1978).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:525Public Records:466
Specimens with Sequences:500Public Species:76
Specimens with Barcodes:337Public BINs:73
Species:80         
Species With Barcodes:56         
          
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Macrobrachium sp. 1

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Macrobrachium

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Wikipedia

Macrobrachium

Macrobrachium is a genus of freshwater prawns or shrimps characterised by the extreme enlargement of the second pair of pereiopods, at least in the male.[2] It contains the following species:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. W. Short (2004). "A revision of Australian river prawns, Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae)". Hydrobiologia 525 (1–3): 1–100. doi:10.1023/B:HYDR.0000038871.50730.95. 
  2. ^ Charles Spence Bate (1868). "On a new Genus, with four new Species, of Freshwater Prawns". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London: 363–368. 
  3. ^ Charles Fransen (2012). "Macrobrachium Spence Bate, 1868a". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d Luis M. Mejía-Ortíz & Marilú López-Mejía (2011). "Freshwater prawns of the genus Macrobrachium (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) with abbreviated development from the Papaloapan River Basin, Veracruz, Mexico: distribution and new species". Crustaceana 84 (8): 949–973. doi:10.1163/001121611X579754. 
  5. ^ Antonina dos Santos, Liliam Hayd & Klaus Anger (2013). "A new species of Macrobrachium Spence Bate, 1868 (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) M. pantanalense, from the Pantanal, Brazil". Zootaxa 3700 (4): 534–546. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3700.4.2. 
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