Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 19.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86); common length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 86)
Benthic; depth range 2 - 174 m (Ref. 87391), usually 5 - 25 m (Ref. 8)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 6°C - 20°C (Ref. 106926), preferred 13°C (Ref. 107945); 18°S - 50°S, 68°W - 39°W
Southwest Atlantic: from Brazil to Argentina. Subtropical to temperate.
Minimum depth from Ref. 8. Maximum carapace length: 3.75 cm (male); 5.8 cm (female). Salinity: 33.27 to 33.94 per mille Cl (Ref. 8). Occurs at depths of 2-10 m, common at depths of 5-25 m. Bottom mud, or mud and sand. Temperature: 9Â° to 25Â°C. Salinity: 33.27 to 33.94% Cl. Neritic province. Tropical to temperate climates (Ref. 8). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)