Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical; 27°S - 27°N (Ref. 88738)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 81753. Inhabits hard bottoms (Ref. 88738) of sublittoral coral and rock reefs (Refs. 8423, 81753). Facultative associate of Pocillopora species. Uses shells of Drupa spp., Drupella spp., Conus spp., Mitra spp.; Latira spp., Cymatium spp., Coralliophila spp., and Cronia spp. (Ref. 88738).
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.
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.5 - 29.3, mean 28.1 (based on 2674 cells).