Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 293 - 878 m (Ref. 39), usually 550 - 825 m (Ref. 39). Tropical; 29°N - 10°N, 97°W - 59°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 40.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Carapace length: 2 to 27 cm (Ref. 4). Deep-sea (Ref. 97531). 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. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.9 - 11.2, mean 7.3 (based on 79 cells).
Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100)