Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 16 - 384 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945); 16°N - 7°S, 95°W - 78°W
Eastern Pacific: from Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico to Islas Lobos de Afuera, Peru.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.9 cm TL (female)
Carapace length: 5.4 cm (Ref. 8). Lives around the external portion of the continental shelf down to 384 m. Deep water, preferring soft bottoms (Ref. 106941). Benthic species found in muddy and sandy bottoms (Ref. 83922). 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. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 12.4 - 21, mean 15 (based on 67 cells; Ref. 115970