Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 91 m (Ref. 78494). Temperate; 62°N - 24°N, 168°W - 111°W
Eastern Pacific: Alaska to Mexico. Climate: Boreal to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 78494); 12 cm CW (female); max. published weight: 0.00 g
Male/Unsexed size from Ref. 865. Maximum depth range from Ref. 121884. Most common on protected outer coast (Ref. 121884) but also found offshore (Refs. 67209, 121894). It is found on rocky and soft bottoms from the very low intertidal to a depth of 30 meters (Ref. 865). Also occurs in lower tide pools and subtidally to 90 m (Ref. 121884). Often buried in sand (Refs. 116614, 121884) and found under rocks (Ref. 116614). Also found in bays and estuaries (Ref. 121888). Scavenger and predator (Ref. 116614). Also Refs. 111904, 111905 (Ref. 56049).
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.
Hines, A.H. 1991. (Ref. 78494)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.9 - 21.1, mean 10.1 (based on 164 cells).