Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 14 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical
Western Atlantic Ocean: USA to the West Indies and Brazil.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Epipelagic species found on rocky bottoms, shell fragments and on seagrass beds (Ref. 83922). Also Ref. 7873.
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.
Abele, L.G. and W. Kim. 1986. (Ref. 7873)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.9-2.28).
): 23.9 - 28.2, mean 27.1 (based on 526 cells).