Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 95 m (Ref. 96667). Subtropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 81753. Inhabits shells of many gastropods on flats, rocky platforms, rubble and sand (Ref. 8423), coral reef, reef flat, sand and mud flat, sand mud bottoms of seagrass and mangrove areas (Ref. 81753). An omnivore; known to feed on algae, polychaetes, sponges, echinoderms, molluscs, crustaceans, organic detritus, and carrion (Ref. 97241). Carnivore (Ref. 108394). 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
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
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
): 23.9 - 28.9, mean 27.5 (based on 1166 cells).