Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; depth range 20 - 60 m (Ref. 111851), usually 30 - 40 m (Ref. 111851). Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 19°N - 30°S, 112°E - 168°E
Indo-West Pacific: from the Philippines to Australia and New Guinea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 2.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 17.5 cm TL (female)
Depth range and common depth based on occurrence, to be replaced with a better reference. Juveniles are found inshore in a shallow bay in seagrass meadows (Ref. 106912). On mud, feeding on crustaceans, polychaetes and detritus (Ref. 114821).
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. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.44-2.76).
Prior r = 0.93, 95% CL = 0.62 - 1.40, Based on 1 stock assessment.
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
High to very high vulnerability (71 of 100).
Nutrients: Calcium = 109 [35, 184] mg/100g; Iron = 1.59 [1.21, 1.97] mg/100g; Protein = 20.2 [19.2, 21.3] %; Omega3 = 0.285 [0.185, 0.386] g/100g; Selenium = 48.3 [-31.7, 128.3] μg/100g; VitaminA = 0 μg/100g; Zinc = 1.79 [1.17, 2.40] mg/100g (wet weight).