Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 5 - 92 m (Ref. 8). Tropical; 31°N - 18°S, 47°E - 154°W
Indo-Pacific: from Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea to South China Sea and Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 11.9, range 10 - ? cm Max length : 22.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
From edge subtidal to depths of 60 m. Prefers mud and sandy-mud bottoms; juveniles found intertidally (Ref. 801). Juveniles are also found in mangrove creeks/inlets, intertidal mud flats, near inshore and far inshore waters (Ref. 121464).
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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: highly commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.8 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1726 cells).
Low vulnerability (13 of 100).