Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 1 - 100 m (Ref. 101307). Tropical, preferred 23°C (Ref. 107945); 41°N - 11°S, 47°E - 142°E
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 1.8, range 2 - 1.8 cm Max length : 2.4 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 409); 3 cm BL (female)
Epipelagic, inhabits shallow coastal waters over muddy bottoms (Ref. 409). 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).
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.
Chan, T.Y. 1998. (Ref. 409)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
): 20.5 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1684 cells).
Prior r = 1.19, 95% CL = 0.79 - 1.79, Based on 3 stock assessments.
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)