Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1550 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical; 33°N - 25°S, 43°E - 148°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 100849. Inhabits mesopelagic and bathypelagic zones (Ref. 97594). Characteristic elongated incisor process of the mandibles may indicate feeding by piercing and sucking body fluids of some pelagic animals (Ref. 100849).
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.
Poupin, J. 1998. (Ref. 75706)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.9 - 17.4, mean 10.5 (based on 459 cells).