Malacostraca | Decapoda
Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.4 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 244); 1.8 cm CW (female)
Benthic; depth range 3 - 750 m (Ref. 113220)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 60°N - 14°N, 25°W - 36°E
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Norway to Senegal and Cape Verde to Turkey.
Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Also on sandy bottom (Ref. 113220). Carnivorous (Ref. 112914). Benthophagous (feeding on the bottom) (Ref. 104429). 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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