Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 200 - 1000 m (Ref. 106007). Deep-water; 19°S - 35°S, 111°W - 72°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found on underwater mountain range and on muddy-sandy bottoms (Ref. 106001). In general, adult geryonid crabs are opportunistic feeders (Ref. 104380). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
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.
Chirino-Gálvez, L.A. and R.B. Manning. 1989. (Ref. 2724)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.8 - 2.1, mean 1.9 (based on 66 cells).