Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 5 - 800 m (Ref. 101274). Subtropical, preferred 14°C (Ref. 107945); 62°N - 27°N, 14°W - 36°E
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 244)
Minimum depth range from Ref. 116556. Epibenthic (Ref. 87524) on soft bottoms (Refs. 3123, 106896). Occurs in an estuary. Found in raft zones and central channel areas subject to oceanic influences (Ref. 106896). Thrives at 30-40 psu salinity range (Ref. 116556). 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.
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models