Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 4 - 205 m (Ref. 409). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific and Atlantic Ocean: from Eastern Africa to Japan and Wallis and Futuna Islands.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104)
Total length: 2.6-5.0 cm (male); 2.6-5.4 cm (female). Maximum carapace length: 1.6 cm (Ref. 8). In Ref. 409, maximum BL is 6.0 cm.
Bottom mud, sand or coral (Ref. 8).
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
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 20.4 - 28.3, mean 26.8 (based on 1177 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)