Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 180 m (Ref. 865). Tropical; 35°N - 24°N, 121°W - 109°W
Eastern Central Pacific: USA to Mexico.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)
Benthic. Exists in front (Ref. 121701), in highly productive upwelling areas, often transported as far as 1000 miles offshore (Ref. 121700). Found in the shelf (Ref. 121703), partially or fully buried in sand and swims on the surface. It inhabits low intertidal areas to a depth of 180 meters (Ref. 865). Also found in estuaries (Ref. 121701). Asscociated with coral reef ground (Ref. 121702).
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.
Gotshall, D.W. 2005. (Ref. 865)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 10.4 - 26.9, mean 18.5 (based on 138 cells).