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). 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). 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. 120744)
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)