Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 20 - 455 m. Subtropical; 30°S - 45°S, 129°E - 173°W (Ref. 4)
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and New Zealand.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has a maximum total length of 16 cm; and a carapace length of 1.5 to 6.3 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at a depth range from 20 to 455 m, on soft muddy bottoms. It digs into the substrate and covers itself with the mud and sand (Ref. 4). Ovigerous females are found from May to October (Ref. 4).
Ovigerous females are found from May to October (Ref. 4).
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13 - 19.5, mean 14.5 (based on 56 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)