Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Demersal; brackish; depth range 2 - 40 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical; 26°N - 9°S, 112°W - 77°W
Eastern Pacific: from Gulf of Califorina off Isla Altamura, Sinaloa (Mexico), Guatemala, Gulf of Nicoya (Costa Rica), Panama, Golfo de Guayaquil (Ecuador), Colombia, to Paita (Peru).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 18.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Maximum abdomen length: 11.0 cm (Ref. 8). Known from muddy bottoms in intertidal and subtidal areas (Ref. 83922). In general, the majority of penaeids are omnivorous or detritus feeders (Ref. 105082). Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
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. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.6 - 28.5, mean 26.4 (based on 24 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)