Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range ? - 40 m (Ref. 435). Tropical
Eastern Atlantic: from Portugal and Spain to Angola.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.4 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Maximum carapace width: 5.15 cm. Occurs from the intertidal and subtidal zone to a depth of 40 m. Inhabits in estuarine or marine environment, burrowing in mud or found under stones in muddy or rocky environment. Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 435). 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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)