Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 50 m (Ref. 417). Tropical; 46°N - 17°S, 18°W - 36°E
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: France south to Angola and east to Turkey.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)
Body length: 8 cm; Common body length: 3.0 to 6.0 cm (Ref. 417). Maximum depth from Ref. 79120. Intertidal (Ref. 122842), inshore (Ref. 105612) or along coasts (Ref. 78235). Found in an estuary (Ref. 122841). On sand (Refs. 417, 79120), mud (Refs. 417, 79383) and seagrass (Ref. 122842).
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.
Schneider, W. 1990. (Ref. 417)
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
): 16.5 - 27.4, mean 20.1 (based on 174 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)