Malacostraca | Decapoda
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 9.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Demersal; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 435), usually 10 - 30 m (Ref. 435)
Climate / Range
Eastern Atlantic: from Mauritania to Angola.
Maximum carapace width: 19.0 cm (Ref. 435). Also caught by trammel nets (Ref. 417). Occurs at depths from 1 to 55 m, common at depths of 10 to 30 m. Inhabits shallow coastal waters with bottoms consisting of sand or mud (Ref. 435). 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
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)