Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 20 - 820 m (Ref. 8423), usually 200 - 200 m (Ref. 82775). Subtropical
Eastern Indian Ocean: Southern Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 1.3  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 8423. Pseudocarcinus gigas have been a bycatch of rock lobster fishing operations in Southern Australia for over 80 years (Ref. 82759). Males can grow twice as big as males reaching at least 13 kg (Ref. 82776). Found in continental shelf and continental slope (Ref. 8423). Females only bear eggs during non-molting years (Ref. 8933).
Females only bear eggs during non-molting years (Ref. 8933).
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models