Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 50 - 175 m (Ref. 108419). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Eastern Africa to Taiwan and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 6.7, range 6 - ? cm Max length : 9.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 409); 13 cm BL (female)
Total length: 7.5-9.2 cm (female). Carapace length: 2.2-2.85 cm (female) (Ref. 103).
Maximum depth from Ref. 801. Probably burrows in mud during day time, with only the tube-like antennular flagella sticking out for respiration (Ref. 409).
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. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): 19.3 - 27.9, mean 24.6 (based on 554 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).