Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 417). Tropical
Eastern Atlantic and throughout the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.6 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Maximum carapace width: 5.6 cm. Occurs at depths from 1 to 55 m. Inhabits sandy and muddy sand bottoms (Ref. 435).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 16.2 - 27.6, mean 20 (based on 256 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).