Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 310 m (Ref. 125642). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from the Red Sea to China and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 8 - 9.5 cm Max length : 17.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Carapace densely covered with very short pubescence which is absent on several distinct transverse granulated ridges in anterior half. Color: orangish red overall, with ridges on carapace and legs dark and reddish brown.
Maximum depth from Ref. 801. Occurs at depths from intertidal to 50 m (Ref. 801). Subtidal (Ref. 106854). Inhabits rocky areas (Ref. 801), sandy-rocky areas (Ref. 343), corals reefs (Ref. 801) and areas near coral reefs (Ref. 343). Also found on substrates of sand or sandy mud (Ref. 125642). Subtropical and tropical climates (Ref. 343). Spawns throughout the year, with peak from June to August (Ref. 116211).
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.5 - 29.2, mean 28.1 (based on 1314 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).