Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Bathypelagic; depth range 606 - 2422 m (Ref. 101515). Deep-water; 32°N - 21°S, 120°W - 70°W
Eastern Pacific: from San Diego, CA to Chile at 21Â°S.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 77866)
Deep-water species. Found in slope (Ref. 104152). Known from benthic muddy bottoms (Ref. 83922). Mainly feeds on the pelagic red crab Pleuroncodes planipes. Secondary prey include benthopelagic and bathypelagic fishes and shrimp-like decapods (Ref. 107053). 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).
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.
PÃ©rez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models