Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 968 m (Ref. 101286). Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945); 82°N - 43°N, 71°W - 68°E
Northern Atlantic and the Arctic: From Canada and USA to UK, Germany and Russia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Common in offshore waters (Ref. 106917). Epifaunal in areas with sludge (Ref. 96352). Free-living (Ref. 3123).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings, species profile | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6 - 9.7, mean 7.4 (based on 222 cells).