Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 4 - 549 m (Ref. 78781). Subtropical; 35°S - 55°S, 164°E - 175°W (Ref. 78779)
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand. Temperate to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth based on occurrence in the Snares Island, New Zealand (Ref. 78779). Species is found also in intertidal areas. Minimum depth range from Ref. 121895. Coastal waters (Ref. 121899). Found in shallow waters, at depths of 4 to 5 m (Ref. 121895). Intertidal to offshore waters, sometimes extending up to 549 m. Common in rock pools among seaweed or on sandy beaches (Ref. 78781).
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.
Fenwick, G.D. 1978. (Ref. 78779)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.6 - 10.9, mean 9.3 (based on 5 cells).