Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 12 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to Tahiti.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found under dead corals in lagoons, commonly with anemones (Ref. 8423); also in intertidal areas with reef platforms and on sand and coral rubble (Ref. 81753). Crushed juvenile Tridacna gigas (Ref. 114917). 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.
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 29.3, mean 28.2 (based on 2837 cells).