Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 145 - 2125 m (Ref. 93860). Deep-water (Ref. 107945); 23°S - 70°S, 77°W - 15°W
Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356); max. published weight: 232.00 g (Ref. 2690)
Deep sea species (Ref. 93860). Lithodids are a large family of broad-scale omnivores (Ref. 101349). 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.
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.5 - 4.6, mean 3.1 (based on 108 cells; Ref. 115970
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)