Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 16.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 20 cm BL (female)
Demersal; depth range 100 - 1463 m (Ref. 409), usually 300 - 600 m (Ref. 409)
Climate / Range
Temperate, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945)
Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar to Japan and New Zealand (Ref. 8). Pérez Farfante recognizes 3 subspecies: Haliporoides sibogae australiensis from Australia; Haliporoides sibogae madagascariensis from Madagascar and Reunion; and Haliporoides sibogae sibogae from Malaysia to Japan and New Zealand (Ref. 75620).
Both midwater and demersal species (Ref. 106892). Deep water species (Refs. 82143, 106892). On rocks and rubbles (Ref .99823). Reported to undertake diel vertical migrations; may also bury in the continental slope at night. Feeds almost exclusively on bottom-living prey; actively hunting both night and day (Ref. 106892). 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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)