Malacostraca | Decapoda
Chan, T.Y. 1998. (Ref. 409)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.5 cm BASL male/unsexed; (Ref. 409)
Demersal, usually 75 - 350 m (Ref. 409)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 46°N - 26°S, 39°E - 141°E
Indo-West Pacific and Atlantic Ocean: from eastern coast of Africa to Japan and Indonesia.
Carapace length of maximum BL: 2.2 cm; Common body length: 3-5.5 cm.
Occurs on bottoms of sand and/or mud at depths of 75 to 350 m, usually deeper than 175 m (Ref. 409). 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
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)