Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Bathypelagic; depth range 100 - 5000 m (Ref. 79146). Subtropical; 75°N - 7°S, 98°W - 36°E
Atlantic, Eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Mediterranean: Norway to Faeroe, to Cape Verde and Angola and Mediterranean, Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico and the Antilles.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 97531. Exhibits diel vertical migration (Ref. 106104). Carnivores on macrozooplankton-micronekton (Ref. 106105). 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.
PÃ©rez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 3.3 - 13.6, mean 4.4 (based on 943 cells).