Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic. Tropical; 35°N - 28°S, 36°E - 177°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 107481); 5.914 cm CL (female)
Carapace rounded; front straight, entire; anterolateral margins rounded, each with 1 tooth; lateral regions with numerous oblique striae. Fingertips strongly spooned. Color: carapace with green and white transverse markings.
Also caught by special nets. Found out of the water, on rocks in the splash zone (Ref. 343) and in the infratidal zone (Ref. 3565). Intertidal on rocky shores and reef tops exposed to wave action. Restricted to offshore islands. Key species for healthy exposed rocky shores (Ref. 801). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 2785 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)