Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 15 - 40 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical; 15°N - 4°S, 92°W - 77°W
Eastern Pacific: From Guatemala to Tumbes, Peru.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 8.80000019073486 cm TL (female)
Maximum carapace length: 1.38 cm (male); 1.53 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Minimum depth from Ref. 8. This benthic species is found in muddy bottoms (Ref. 83922). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082).
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: minor commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 20.6 - 28.8, mean 25.8 (based on 40 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)