Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 1218 m (Ref. 87391). Deep-water; 31°S - 57°S, 76°W - 174°W
Southern Oceans: Known from southern South America (Argentina and Chile), New Zealand and Australia. Subtropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101385)
Minimum depth from Ref. 78779. Commonly found on sand, mud and hard substrates in channels and less common in fjords, channels and open and exposed coasts (Ref. 87801). Mainly a detritivore or surface deposit-feeder; secondarily a predator and/or scavenger (Ref. 113340).
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.
Macpherson, E. 2010. (Ref. 87468)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.6 - 11.2, mean 6.6 (based on 365 cells).