Malacostraca | Decapoda
Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
Size / Weight / Age
Pelagic; depth range 1 - 91 m (Ref. 97531)
Climate / Range
Atlantic Ocean: USA to the Caribbean and Brazil in Western Atlantic and Senegal and Congo in Eastern Atlantic.
This is an epipelagic species found in the water column (Ref. 83922). Feeds on mangrove leaf detritus (Ref. 67428). Adults are carnivorous. However, omnivory is possible with their feeding appendages. (Ref. 111602). 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
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