Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 16 - 1030 m (Ref. 93860). Deep-water, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945); 15°S - 65°S, 180°W - 180°E
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic and Antarctic. Tropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89171)
Benthic. Occurs in deep water (Ref. 93860). Found on rocky bottoms (Ref. 103032) as well as soft bottoms with sparse epifauna (Ref. 106495). Has a very diverse diet and is an opportunistic forager and scavenger (Ref. 93860). Feeds on benthic sessile and slow-moving organisms (Ref. 96496). Highly opportunistic and also displays necrophagy (Ref. 113076). 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.
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models