Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 5 - 50 m (Ref. 346). Temperate; 62°N - 36°N, 155°W - 121°W
Eastern Pacific: Alaska to Central California.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 1.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101956); 8 cm TL (female)
Feeds on various crustaceans, polychaetes, mollusks and fish (Refs. 101967. 104050). Predators include seabirds and fish (Refs. 4420, 32651) (Ref. 346). Also Ref. 111908 (Ref. 56049).
Protandry with primary females; some males reproduce and later change sex during fall and winter (Ref. 101941), repeat spawners with molting in between spawning (Ref. 101948, 101956). Eggs are carried under the abdomen in between the pleopods. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming larval stages, and later develop into adult benthic form (Ref. 101956).
Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.8 - 11.9, mean 9.3 (based on 72 cells).