Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 40 - 4400 m (Ref. 96667), usually 700 - 1200 m (Ref. 61458). Tropical; 72°N - 45°S, 180°W - 180°E
Throughout tropical and subtropical waters.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 108818. Scavenger that feeds on fish remains; also feeds on polychaetes, gastropods, etc. (Ref. 98159). Eggs are carried in a big clutch among the pleopods, their colour matches with the pleon, likely a sort of camouflage, as observed for other middle-slope decapod crustaceans (Ref. 98143).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Eggs are carried in a big clutch among the pleopods, their colour matches with the pleon, likely a sort of camouflage, as observed for other middle-slope decapod crustaceans.
Poupin, J. 1998. (Ref. 75706)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 3.2 - 9.5, mean 5.2 (based on 1501 cells).