Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 15 - 120 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Southeast Africa to French Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 7 cm TL (female)
Total length range: 5.2 to 5.7 cm (male); 5.0 to 7.0 cm (female). Carapace length range: 0.85 to 1.1 cm (male); 1.0 to 1.5 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Inhabits muddy or sandy bottom (Ref. 96667). Spawns from June to July, with peak in June (Ref. 116211).
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. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.5 - 28.6, mean 27.4 (based on 856 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)