Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 81 m (Ref. 8). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Saudi Arabia to Taiwan and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 9 cm TL (female)
Total length: 3.6 to 5.1 cm (male); 5.3 to 9.0 cm (female). Carapace length: 1.2 to 1.45 cm (male); 1.8 to 2.2 cm (female) (Ref. 8). Minimum depth from Ref. 801. Occurs at depths of 5 to 80 (Ref. 801) on mud (Refs. 8, 801), hard sand or rocky bottoms (Ref. 801). More prolific at night (Ref. 801). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.2 - 28.7, mean 27.4 (based on 872 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)