Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Eastern Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)
Occurs in shallow eel-grass meadows and is almost exclusively carnivorous (Ref. 82172). Spawning period if from April to October. Maximum percentage of ovigerous females occur between late spring and early summer (Ref. 82172).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Spawning period if from April to October. Maximum percentage of ovigerous females occur between late spring and early summer.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 16.2 - 19.4, mean 18.2 (based on 54 cells).