Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Bathypelagic; depth range 700 - 5000 m (Ref. 96733). Tropical; 71°N - 69°S, 155°W - 43°E
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific, Antarctic and the Arctic: French Polynesia to USA and Canada.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 78663. Deep-sea (Ref. 97531). Feeds heavily on fish and crustaceans; diet may also include phytoplankton and protist debris (Ref. 97393). 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.
Poupin, J. 1998. (Ref. 75706)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 2.2 - 4.3, mean 3.4 (based on 1613 cells).