Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 55 m (Ref. 435), usually 10 - 30 m (Ref. 435). Tropical
Eastern Atlantic: from Mauritania to Angola.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.3 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Maximum carapace width: 19.0 cm (Ref. 435). Also caught by trammel nets (Ref. 417). Occurs at depths from 1 to 55 m, common at depths of 10 to 30 m. Inhabits shallow coastal waters with bottoms consisting of sand or mud (Ref. 435).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.7 - 28, mean 26.6 (based on 50 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)