Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 57 - 3000 m (Ref. 417). Tropical
Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean: West African coast from Gibraltar to Congo (5°42'S) and Indonesia and the Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)
Minimum depth from Ref. 881. Inhabits soft muddy bottoms on the deeper part of the continental shelf and on the slope (Ref. 434).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 3.6 - 10.5, mean 5.6 (based on 1256 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).