Malacostraca | Decapoda
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Southeast Asia and southern China.
Carapace squarish, with 1 small anterolateral tooth; dorsal surface relatively flat; regions well defined, covered with short stiff setae. Dorsal margin of dactylar finger with numerous (40 to 48) tubercles, forming a stridulatory organ. Color: carapace brown to brownish grey; outer surface of palm with proximal parts violet, distal parts and fingers white.
Inhabits mangrove areas. Prefers to dig burrows at the base of trees or at mud lobster (Thalassina) mounds. Predominantly herbivorous (Ref. 343). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)