Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; freshwater; brackish. Tropical
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Morocco to southern Angola, northwards to Portugal, Mediterranean (Ref. 435). Also found in Guinea Current (Ref. 417).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Maximum carapace width: 4.7 cm. Inhabits marsh land, mud flats, often near river mouths, making burrows on muddy ground (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).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
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 (10 of 100)