Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 6 - 23 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical; 5°N - 12°S, 152°E - 137°W (Ref. 4)
Pacific Ocean: from Kapingamarangi through the Marshall, Gilbert and Phoenix Islands to the Marquesas.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 15 cm, Maximum total body length; between 2.5 and 7 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Occurs in shallow waters, in or near reefs (Ref. 4). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 27.9 - 29.4, mean 29 (based on 140 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)