Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 120 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: east coast of Africa to Japan and Tuamotu Archipelago.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found along the neritic zone, in reef areas (Ref. 97241). Commonly inhabits broad-mouthed cone shells (Ref. 8423). Carnivore (Ref. 108396). Observed to feed on tridacnid clams in aquaria by chipping valve ends (Ref. 108392). 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
): 23.5 - 28.9, mean 27.5 (based on 1354 cells).