Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 95 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Prefers to inhabit globose gastropod shells such as Nerites sp. in intertidal flats, reef flats and rock platforms (Ref. 2782, 81753). Also found in mangrove areas on sand mud bottoms (Ref. 81753) and on rocky shores (Ref. 81754). 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.
Markham, J.C. 2003. (Ref. 2782)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.7 - 28.8, mean 27.4 (based on 806 cells).