Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 120 - 800 m (Ref. 106424), usually 330 - 370 m (Ref. 106424). Subtropical; 51°N - 12°N, 20°W - 30°E
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean: English Channel to Senegal; and in the western Mediterranean from Spain to Sicily and the west coast of Italy, and from Morocco to Tunisia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Non-migrator macrozooplankton feeder (Ref. 52384).
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.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.68-0.98).
): 13.3 - 14.4, mean 13.9 (based on 18 cells).