Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 100 - 640 m (Ref. 8), usually 250 - 400 m (Ref. 434). Temperate
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean: from USA to the Caribbean and off northwest Africa to Mauritania.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 14 cm TL (female)
Maximum carapace length: 3.7 cm (male); 5.4 cm (female; Ref. 8). Minimum depth from Ref. 434.
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. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.9 - 18, mean 12.5 (based on 238 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)