Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 95 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Seychelles to Japan and Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found along the littoral to sublittoral zones (Ref. 77016). Inhabits intertidal seagrass areas on sandy bottoms (Ref. 81753). Anemones attached on shells (Ref. 8423). Occasionally removes and eats sea anemones from its own shell as well as from others' shells (Ref. 102678). Observed to chip valve ends of tridacnid clams in aquaria (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 - 29.1, mean 27.4 (based on 1228 cells).