Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 434 - 607 m (Ref. 271), usually 450 - 550 m (Ref. 271). Tropical; 25°N - 11°N, 80°W - 59°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 271)
Carapace lengths of 5 to 14 cm for males and 4 to 5 cm for females (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths between 434 and 591 m (Ref. 4).
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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 10.4 - 13.9, mean 12.3 (based on 8 cells).
Low vulnerability (20 of 100).