Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 97531), usually 15 - 30 m (Ref. 8). Tropical; 24°N - 33°S, 88°W - 34°W
Western Atlantic: southeastern Gulf of Mexico and Greater Antilles, from Cuba to Virgin Islands, and from British Honduras to southern Brazil.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 17.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 23.5 cm TL (female)
Maximum depth from Ref. 83921. Found in shallow depths (Ref. 106897). Inhabits bottom soft mud or silt and sometimes with sand (Ref. 8). Juveniles are found in estuarine environment (Ref. 8), in bays and estuaries (Ref. 106897). Adults are found in marine environment (Ref. 8). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: | FIRMS (Stock assessments) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)