Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Bathypelagic; depth range 50 - 1430 m (Ref. 96667). Subtropical; 1°C - 28°C (Ref. 99268); 71°N - 40°S, 97°W - 147°W
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and the Arctic. Subtropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Undergoes diel vertical migration; occurs in the epipelagic zone at night (Ref. 97393). Found at depths between 300 to 550 meters during the day (Ref. 96715). Largely piscivorous (Ref. 97393).
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.
Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 11.3 - 20.7, mean 14.6 (based on 328 cells).