Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 16 - 90 m (Ref. 8). Tropical; 26°N - 28°S, 65°E - 154°E
Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to Malaysia, the Philippines and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 8 - ? cm Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Minimum depth from Ref. 107878. Juveniles are found in an estuary (Ref. 106922). Inhabits sand, mud, mud flats, mud mixed with shell fragments, fine sloppy alluvial silt, and clean sand with coarse shell and gravel (Ref. 106856). Omnivorous bottom feeder (Ref. 105082). Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
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).
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.9 - 28.4, mean 27.4 (based on 409 cells).
Low vulnerability (11 of 100)