Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 2 - 100 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic and Eastern Pacific: from Mexico to Peru.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 9.89999961853027 cm TL (female)
Total length range: 2.7 to 5.0 cm (male); 3.6 to 9.9 cm (female). Carapace length range: 0.6 to 1.1 cm (male); 0.8 to 2.5 cm (female) (Ref. 8). This is a benthic species found in sandy bottoms (Ref. 83922).
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
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 20.9 - 28, mean 24.4 (based on 428 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)