Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 40 - 250 m (Ref. 4). Subtropical; 27°S - 42°S, 113°E - 154°E (Ref. 4)
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and Kermadec Island.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 23.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has a maximum total length of 23 cm; and a carapace length of 2 and 8 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs on soft substrates of sand or sand and mud. The larvae of this species are obtained from the plankton (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. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.9 - 20.2, mean 14.8 (based on 45 cells).
Low vulnerability (13 of 100)