Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 2 m (Ref. 97531). Tropical
Western Atlantic: from Florida to Brazil.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 87256)
Often buries down to a meter into vegetated (i.e., seagrass beds) and non-vegetated sediments (i.e., calcareous sand) on lower intertidal and subtidal sandy areas (Ref. 86837). 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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.
Felder, D.L., P.C. Dworschak, R. Robles, H.D. Bracken, A.M. Windsor, J.M. Felder and R. Lemaitre. 2009. (Ref. 86837)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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