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 (5Â°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). 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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
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)