Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Demersal; depth range 40 - 250 m (Ref. 4). Subtropical; 27°S - 42°S, 113°E - 154°E (Ref. 4)
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and Kermadec Island.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has a maximum total length of 23 cm; and a carapace length of 2 and 8 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs on soft substrates of sand or sand and mud. The larvae of this species are obtained from the plankton (Ref. 4). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.9 - 20.2, mean 14.8 (based on 45 cells).
Low vulnerability (13 of 100)