Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 13 m (Ref. 97531). Tropical; 31°N - 7°N, 99°W - 59°W
Western Atlantic Ocean: from Florida Keys, south to Venezuela.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 126138); 0.573 cm CL (female)
Size up to 2.5 cm TL (Ref. 126143). Maximum depth from Ref. 126124. It inhabits reef areas (Ref. 126124). Symbiotic, epibiotic (Ref. 97531) with sea anemones such as Condylactis gigantea and Bartholomea annulata, or even with some corallimorpharians and a scyphozoan jellyfish. It was also observed to be hosted by a scleractinian coral, Montastraea cavernosa in Yucatan Mexico (Ref. 126124).
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.
Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models