Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 3 m (Ref. 109488). Tropical; 34°N - 28°S, 98°W - 34°W
Western Atlantic: From South Carolina, USA, the Gulf of Mexico, Antilles and Caribbean Sea to Santa Catarina, Brazil. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found in loose rubble or coral fragments; associated with aquatic vegetation (Ref. 109488). Predator (Ref. 66921). Omnivorous (Ref. 111570). 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.
McKeon, C.S. and I.C. Feller. 2004. (Ref. 86356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.8 - 28.2, mean 27.2 (based on 408 cells).