Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 13 m (Ref. 69553). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Madagascar to Thailand, Australia and Caroline Islands.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Heavily spotted with dark red dots all over the body, its caudal fan, and chelae.
Maximum depth from Ref. 81840. Intertidal to subtidal on hard bottom (Ref. 106854). Found on lithothamnion bottom (Ref. 81840). Also found on sandy mud (Ref. 113378).
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.
Chace, F.A. Jr. 1988. (Ref. 69553)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26 - 29.3, mean 28 (based on 993 cells).