Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 114 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Mozambique to Mauritius and the Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 106682. Occurs intertidally (Ref. 8752). Subtidal (Ref. 106854). Tidally foraging with a broad diet; feeds ravenously on the mussel Perna viridis (Ref. 102692). Also feeds on macroalgae and small invertebrates (Ref. 95905).
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.
Estampador, E.P. 1959. (Ref. 81840)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 29, mean 27.8 (based on 1142 cells).