Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 365 - 2880 m (Ref. 97531). Tropical
Western Central Pacific, Western Atlantic and the Arctic: New Caledonia, USA and Canada. Tropical to polar climates of northern hemisphere.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Benthic, benthopelagic. 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.
Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. PÃ©rez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 3.3 - 7.9, mean 4.5 (based on 1148 cells).