Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 300 m. Tropical; 35°N - 24°S, 83°W - 30°W (Ref. 4)
Western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has a maximum total body length of 15 cm, usually up to 10 cm (Ref. 4). Sublittoral to deep (Ref. 77016). Occurs at depths from 1 to 300 m, usually between 50 and 100 m and inhabits the outer parts of coral reef slopes (Ref. 4). 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. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 18.2 - 27.4, mean 24.7 (based on 105 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)