Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 343). Tropical; 30°N - 38°S, 32°E - 177°W
Indo-West Pacific: From East Africa to Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 1.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.9 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 119018); 5.9 cm CW (female); max. published weight: 39.90 g (Ref. 119018); max. published weight: 39.90 g
Caught in nets for food. Occurs from intertidal zone to a depth of 50 m. Found on muddy sand or broken shells bottoms (Ref. 106341).
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.
Hosie, A.M., A. Sampey, P.J. Davie and D.S. Jones. 2015. (Ref. 106854)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.7 - 29.1, mean 28 (based on 1156 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)