Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 20 - 180 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945); 32°N - 5°S, 116°W - 77°W (Ref. 75620)
Pacific Ocean: Mexico to Peru and the Galapagos.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 17 cm TL (female)
Maximum carapace length: 5.6 cm (Ref. 8). Prefers mud and sandy mud bottoms (Refs. 8, 83922) (Ref. 8).
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
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 15.9 - 27, mean 23.2 (based on 121 cells).
Prior r = 0.55, 95% CL = 0.36 - 0.82, Based on 1 stock assessment.
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).