Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 4 - 1400 m (Ref. 119370), usually 100 - 300 m (Ref. 117890). Boreal; -1°C - 10°C (Ref. 78815), preferred 3°C (Ref. 107945); 79°N - 29°N, 20°E - 43°W
Northern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic. Introduced in the Northeast Atlantic (Barents Sea) and the Arctic (Kara Sea). Boreal to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 120808)
Sediments mostly consisted of fine brown mud, either with or without nodules, pebbles and foraminiferans (Ref. 119389). Also found on sandy and gravelly bottoms (Ref. 119370). With year round temperatures 0 to 5°C (Ref. 78817). Exhibits cannibalism (Ref. 101157).
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.
Kon, T., T. Adachi and Y. Suzuki. 2003. (Ref. 93379)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.4 - 7.1, mean 2.9 (based on 631 cells).
Prior r = 0.58, 95% CL = 0.38 - 0.87, Based on 4 stock assessments.