Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 50 - 850 m (Ref. 881). Tropical; 47°N - 34°S, 52°W - 108°W
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Tropical and subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 2 - ? cm Max length : 3.4 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 106434); 4 cm CL (female)
Maximum depth from Ref. 97531. Maximum length based on occurrence (Ref. 106434); to be replaced with a better reference. Dominant in bathyal communities of the upper and middle slope (Ref. 102666). 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.
Pinho, M.R., J.M. GonÃ§alves, H.R. Martins and G.M. Menezes. 2001. (Ref. 2747)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.8 - 21.2, mean 14.2 (based on 536 cells).