Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 6 - 45 m (Ref. 8). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: India to Japan and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Maximum carapace length: 1.75 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Inhabits mud or sandy-mud in estuaries, backwaters and near-shore waters to a depth of 45 m (Ref. 10). Also found in seagrass, mangrove and among shells (Ref. 121467). Spawns from June to February, with peaks in June, from August to September and January (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. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.1 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1086 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).