Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 80 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Japan to Australia and Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Two color morphs are known: one uniform tan and the other speckled with numerous red to maroon spots.
Occurs at depths from 10 to 50 m. Rocky to shelly substrates. Subtropical and tropical climates (Ref. 343). 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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.2 - 29, mean 27.9 (based on 1276 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)