Malacostraca | Decapoda
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 435)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435); common length : 2.0 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 435)
Benthic; depth range 18 - 60 m (Ref. 435)
Climate / Range
Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean: from Angola to the British Isles and the Mediterranean, and Japan to Australia and New Zealand (Ref. 435). Anti-tropical (Ref. 84890).
Maximum carapace width: 6.0 cm; common carapace width: 2.4 cm (Ref. 435). Minimum depth recorded is 18 m (Ref. 079266). Occurs from the littoral area to depths of 60 m, on coarse bottoms (Ref. 435). 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
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)