Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 180 m (Ref. 97531), usually 1 - 64 m. Tropical; 34°N - 25°S, 98°W - 33°W (Ref. 4)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 30 cm, maximum total body length; 12 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths of 0.6 to 180 m, usually between 0.6 to 64 m; on sand or rocks, often in the outer reefs. It feeds on dead animals, detritus, etc. These animals are sluggish and nocturnal and bury themselves in the sand (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
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)