Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-Pacific: from Cocos Island to New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This common intertidal hermit crab inhabits seagrass beds, rocky shores, reef flats, and pebble beach. It is also found on coral rubble and sandy muddy substrates near mangrove areas (Ref. 81753).
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.
Markham, J.C. 2003. (Ref. 2782)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.8 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2326 cells).