Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 120 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: east coast of Africa to Japan and Tuamotu Archipelago.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found along the neritic zone, in reef areas (Ref. 97241). Commonly inhabits broad-mouthed cone shells (Ref. 8423). Carnivore (Ref. 108396). Observed to feed on tridacnid clams in aquaria by chipping valve ends (Ref. 108392).
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.
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.5 - 28.9, mean 27.5 (based on 1354 cells).