Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 400 m (Ref. 122059). Tropical; 34°N - 14°N, 82°W - 60°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda triangle, the coast of USA from North Carolina to south Florida the Bahamas and north of Puerto Rico.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 122328); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Assumed total body length is 20 cm; carapace length is 4 to 6 cm (Ref. 4). It is found on the outer reefs. The larvae are planktonic (Ref. 4).
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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models