Malacostraca | Decapoda
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356); max. published weight: 232.00 g (Ref. 2690)
Benthic; depth range 145 - 2125 m (Ref. 93860)
Climate / Range
Deep-water (Ref. 107945); 23°S - 70°S, 77°W - 15°W
Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)