Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 230 - 700 m (Ref. 4), usually 300 - 500 m (Ref. 4)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 30°N - 6°N, 89°W - 55°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic: from the Bahamas Islands and southern Florida (USA) to French Guiana.
It has lengths of 17 cm, total body length, usually around 12 cm (Ref. 4). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). Occurs at depths from 230 to 700 m but most common between 300 to 500 m on a substrate of sand or mud (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
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models