Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 1138 m (Ref. 87391). Temperate; 11°S - 54°S, 78°W - 68°W
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile and Peru.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 78814); 11 cm CW (female)
Found on soft-bottom sublittoral habitats. Mainly epifaunal but can be considered a bioturbator as it reworks sediments. Notably disturbs the sea floor, exhibiting "sediment mining" behavior while in search of prey. Predatory (Ref. 106462).
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.
Gorny, M. 1999. (Ref. 87391)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.5 - 12.3, mean 9.4 (based on 36 cells).