Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 14.9 cm TL (female)
Benthic; depth range 16 - 384 m (Ref. 83922)
Climate / Range
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.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models