Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 200 - 450 m (Ref. 4), usually 300 - ? m (Ref. 4)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 27°N - 24°N, 122°E - 124°E (Ref. 4)
Indo-West Pacific: Taiwan.
It has carapace lengths of 1.7 to 5.7 cm (males) and 1.4 to 4.8 (females); and ovigerous females, 3.9 to 4.4 cm (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths of 200 to 450 m, mostly more than 300 m on a more rocky bottom than the other Taiwan lobsters (Ref. 4). 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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