Malacostraca | Decapoda
Gutt, J., M. Gorny and W. Arntz. 1991. (Ref. 2660)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range ? - 2505 m (Ref. 87391), usually 800 - 1200 m (Ref. 2660)
Climate / Range
Deep-water; 75°S - (Ref. 2660)
Indian Ocean and the Pacific: East Antarctica, Japan and South Africa.
Depth based on the Weddell Sea from Ref. 2660. Found on continental shelf and slope at depths of 800 to 1200 m (Ref. 2660). 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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