Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 80404). Tropical
Eastern Pacific and the Atlantic: from Gulf of California to Colombia and Galapagos, from USA to Brazil and from Senegal to Congo.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 97531. Prefers fine sand and rocks at depth 0 to 1 m (Ref. 80404). Also on rubble (Ref. 97531).
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. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.9 - 28.5, mean 26.8 (based on 1050 cells).