Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Demersal; depth range 100 - 1463 m (Ref. 409), usually 300 - 600 m (Ref. 409). Temperate, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945); 33°N - 44°S, 103°E - 176°W
Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar to Japan and New Zealand (Ref. 8). PÃ©rez 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).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 10 - ? cm Max length : 16.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 20 cm BL (female)
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).
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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.8 - 13.8, mean 9.8 (based on 601 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)