Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 14.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 17.5 cm TL (female)
Benthopelagic; depth range 20 - 60 m (Ref. 111851), usually 30 - 40 m (Ref. 111851)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 19°N - 30°S, 112°E - 168°E
Western Pacific and Indian Ocean: From the Philippines to Australia and New Guinea.
Depth range and common depth based on occurrence, to be replaced with a better reference. Juveniles are found inshore in a shallow bay in seagrass meadows (Ref. 106912). On mud, feeding on crustaceans, polychaetes and detritus (Ref. 114821). 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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)