Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 2 - 272 m (Ref. 87801). Subtropical; 2°S - 57°S, 82°W - 66°W
Southeast Pacific: from Guayaquil (Ecuador) to the Strait of Magellan, including all of the Chilean coast.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 105473. Intertidal (Ref. 66513). It is found on hard substrates like rocks (Ref. 87801). Juveniles are abundant on sheltered habitats like sand and shell hash with boulders (Ref. 66513). Feeds on carrion, sea urchins (Ref. 87801), molluscs (Refs. 87801, 105267) and crustaceans (Ref. 105267). Ovigerous females are observed from July to December (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ovigerous females are observed from July to December.
Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 11.2 - 16.7, mean 14.2 (based on 34 cells; Ref. 115970