Malacostraca | Decapoda
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 16.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)
Benthic; depth range 400 - 1230 m (Ref. 97531)
Climate / Range
Eastern Atlantic: from southwest Sahara to Namibia.
Benthic or benthopelagic (Ref. 97531). Inhabits waters over muddy sand bottoms of the continental slope at depths from 500 to 1100 m. Carnivorous (Ref. 434). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)