Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 30 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 87256)
Lives in pairs in simple burrows (Ref. 87257) among coarse sand and coral rubble (Ref. 86837) at edges of seagrass meadows (Ref. 87256) and shallow back-reef areas (Ref. 87268). May exhibit debris-capturing behavior as they eat drifting plants (Ref. 86848).
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.
Felder, D.L., P.C. Dworschak, R. Robles, H.D. Bracken, A.M. Windsor, J.M. Felder and R. Lemaitre. 2009. (Ref. 86837)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.1 - 29.2, mean 27.7 (based on 3555 cells).