Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 343). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Southeast Asia to Fiji and New Hebrides.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 3 - 4.46 cm Max length : 5.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Caught by local communities in nets, by hand or beach seines. On sandy areas (Ref. 343). Carnivorous and facultative scavengers. Preys mainly on crustaceans and mollusks; smaller individuals on small, soft-shelled species while larger individuals eat slow-moving invertebrates like anomurans, bivalves and gastropods (Ref. 102715). 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 gently serrated. Outer surface of palm with low but distinct oblique ridge. Color: yellowish ground color with numerous fine black spots and several larger ones on carapace; legs and chelae bright yellow.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.8 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2487 cells; Ref. 115970
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)