Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 20 - 455 m
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 30°S - 45°S, 129°E - 173°W (Ref. 4)
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and New Zealand.
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).
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)