Malacostraca | Decapoda | Lithodidae | Lithodinae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Macpherson, E. 1988. (Ref. 2679)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.5 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93013); max. published weight: 1.5 kg (Ref. 93013)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2679)
Climate / Range
Deep-water, preferred 9°C (Ref. 107945)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic. Subtropical to temperate.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Minimum depth from Ref. 2679. Juveniles are found attached to holdfasts of Macrocystis sp. providing them with mechanical shelter. While adults are found in sheltered inshore waters with soft and hard bottoms (Ref. 87801). In April, ovigerous females carry 1,540 to 8,200 eggs. Larval hatching occurs in low daily numbers (Ref. 87801).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)