Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; depth range 5 - 146 m (Ref. 4). Temperate; 29°N - 37°S, 150°E - 177°E (Ref. 4)
South West Pacific: New Zealand and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Assumed maximum total length is 30 cm; average carapace length ranges from 9 to 10 cm. Occurs in depths from 5 to 146 m, usually between 5 and 30 m, and it seems to prefer clear water and rocky bottoms (Ref. 4).
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. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 16.9 - 22.4, mean 18.2 (based on 24 cells).
Low vulnerability (20 of 100).