Malacostraca | Decapoda
McKeon, C.S. and I.C. Feller. 2004. (Ref. 86356)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 3 m (Ref. 109488)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 34°N - 28°S, 98°W - 34°W
Western Atlantic: From South Carolina, USA, the Gulf of Mexico, Antilles and Caribbean Sea to Santa Catarina, Brazil. Tropical to subtropical.
Found in loose rubble or coral fragments; associated with aquatic vegetation (Ref. 109488). Predator (Ref. 111637). Omnivorous (Ref. 111570). 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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