Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 40 m (Ref. 343). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific and Atlantic Ocean: Southeast Asia to Australia and westward to India.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Matutinae are facultative scavengers and opportunistic predators of benthic invertebrates, feeding mainly on molluscs and small crustaceans (Ref. 108791). 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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
Carapace rounded, with 2 long, well-developed lateral spines; anterolateral margins unevenly serrated. Outer surface of palm with strong oblique ridge. Mosaic to reticulate network of maroon lines on a white background.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 14.8 - 29.1, mean 28.1 (based on 922 cells; Ref. 115970