Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 50 - 150 m (Ref. 101590)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 22°S - 37°S, 59°W - 42°W (Ref. 4)
Western Atlantic: off the east coast of South America between 23 S (off Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and 38 S (off Buenos Aires Province, Argentina).
It has a total body length (adult specimen) ranging between 11 and 18 cm; and carapace length between 5 and 18 cm (Ref. 4). Maximum depth from Ref 4. Occurs at depths between 50 and 150 m deep (Ref. 4). Found on the shelf break (Ref. 106830). 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: minor commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models