Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 75 m (Ref. 119326). Tropical; 34°N - 20°S, 118°W - 70°W
Eastern Pacific: From Los Angeles to Peru and northern Chile.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 111237)
Maximum depth range from Ref. 121685. Maximum CW observed for one male (Ref. 111237). Euryhaline species which can tolerate salinity levels from 1-65 (Refs. 119326, 119328) and can be found at temperatures of 17.5-34°C (Ref. 119326). Found in coastal lagoons and estuaries (Ref. 111237).
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.
Paul, R.K.G. 1981. (Ref. 8722)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 19.6 - 28.9, mean 25.8 (based on 271 cells).