Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 7 - 30 m (Ref. 89503). Subtropical; 14°S - 34°S (Ref. 88738)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Non-obligate Pocillopora coral associate. Uses shells of Caducifer decapitata englerti, Erosaria caputdraconis, Fossarus cumingii, Neothais nesiotes, Nerita sp., Planaxis akuana, Pascula critica and Nodilittorina pyramidalis pascua (Ref. 88738). 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.
Chilton, C. 1910. (Ref. 89308)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.3 - 27.9, mean 25.7 (based on 408 cells).