Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; depth range 20 - 60 m (Ref. 111851), usually 30 - 40 m (Ref. 111851). Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 19°N - 30°S, 112°E - 168°E
Indo-West Pacific: from the Philippines to Australia and New Guinea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 1.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 17.5 cm TL (female)
Depth range and common depth based on occurrence, to be replaced with a better reference. Juveniles are found inshore in a shallow bay in seagrass meadows (Ref. 106912). On mud, feeding on crustaceans, polychaetes and detritus (Ref. 114821).
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
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Prior r = 0.93, 95% CL = 0.62 - 1.40, Based on 1 stock assessment.
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)