Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 2 - 350 m (Ref. 8). Subtropical; 12°S - 44°S, 143°E - 154°E
Indo-West Pacific: Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 30 cm TL (female)
Maximum depth range from Ref. 121730. Adults are found in marine environment while juveniles are found in estuarine environments (Ref. 8). Inhabits both coastal waters (Ref. 121731) and in deeper waters offshore (Ref. 121733). Found over sandy bottoms at depths of 2-350 m or deeper. Juveniles are found on abundant in seagrasses (Ref. 121734) and can be found on bare and vegetated bottom in estuaries and oceanic embayments (Ref. 121730).
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 - Aquaculture: production; | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 17.7 - 27.2, mean 24.1 (based on 250 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).