Malacostraca | Decapoda
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)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 22.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 110584); 16 cm CW (female); max. published weight: 4.5 kg (Ref. 110584); max. published weight: 4.5 kg
Benthic; depth range 25 - 489 m (Ref. 101157)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 66°N - 36°N, 131°E - 132°W
Northern Pacific: Alaska, Russia and Japan.
Prefers disparate, deep habitats with cobble, gravel, and rock (Ref. 110607). Exhibits cannibalism (Ref. 101157). Life cycle: The species undergoes four zoeal stages, molts into glaucothoe stage then to juvenile stage, and matures into adult stage. Mating behavior: Biennial reproduction, mating occurs in shallow waters (Ref. 110566). 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