Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; freshwater; brackish. Tropical
Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde Islands and Mauritania to Angola.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 6.8, range 5 - ? cm Max length : 12.2 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 127254)
Maximum carapace width: 12.5 cm. Estuarine species inhabiting fresh, brackish and salt water (Ref. 435).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).