Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Bathypelagic; depth range 188 - 1500 m (Ref. 113979). Tropical (Ref. 8)
Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Japan, the New Hebrides and Indonesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 4.8  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.6 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 409); 22.2 cm BL (female)
Commonly between 9 to 12 cm BL (Ref. 409). Maximum depth from Ref. 99823.
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. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 2.3 - 9.8, mean 6.9 (based on 726 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).