Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 51 m (Ref. 74519), usually 0 - 30 m (Ref. 106819). Tropical; 30°N - 31°S, 29°E - 154°W
Indo-Pacific. Introduced in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. Subtropical to tropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - ? cm Max length : 4.7 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 93549)
Pref min-pref max estimated. Carapace width range: 3.62 to 4.7 cm (Ref. 93549). Benthopelagic (Ref. 97531). Prefers soft bottoms (Ref. 103831). Found on rocky coast and on coral reefs (Ref. 121712). Intertidal, found under rocks and stones and among live corals (Ref. 95903); also on rubble (Ref. 97531). Also found in an estuary-bay complex (Ref. 121721) as well as on the roots of the mangrove Rhizophora mangle (Ref. 103831) and the seagrass Halophila stipulacea (Ref. 119437).
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
Benson, A.J., P.L. Fuller and C.C. Jacono. 2001. (Ref. 8125)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.6 - 29, mean 28 (based on 1914 cells).