Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 20 - 360 m (Ref. 106124). Temperate; 70°N - 46°N, 28°W - 46°E
Northeast Atlantic: from White Sea (Russia) to northern Bay of Biscay (France), including Iceland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - ? cm
Inhabits depths from 20 to 360 m (Ref. 106124). Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Occurs over coarse sand along continental coasts (Ref. 96391). Also found in substrates of sludge (Ref. 96352) and mud (Ref. 2817).
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833). Life cycle: Females moult upon release of brood (Ref. 106470).
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.9 - 10.8, mean 8.2 (based on 331 cells).