Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 250 - 750 m, usually 350 - 450 m (Ref. 249). Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 24°N - 10°S, 41°E - 50°E (Ref. 4)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 16.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths up to 20 cm, total body length; 15 and 18 cm, common length; 4.5 to 6 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Occurs at a depths of 250 to 750 m, but mostly between 300 and 450 m. Found on hard muddy substrates and possibly lives in burrows (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
Fisheries: of potential interest
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models