Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 18 - 60 m (Ref. 435). Subtropical
Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean: from Angola to the British Isles and the Mediterranean, and Japan to Australia and New Zealand (Ref. 435). Anti-tropical (Ref. 84890).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435); common length : 2.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Maximum carapace width: 6.0 cm; common carapace width: 2.4 cm (Ref. 435). Minimum depth recorded is 18 m (Ref. 079266). Occurs from the littoral area to depths of 60 m, on coarse bottoms (Ref. 435). 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. 435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.9 - 27.6, mean 20.6 (based on 450 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)