Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 137 - 824 m (Ref. 4), usually 200 - 600 m (Ref. 4). Tropical; 42°N - 6°N, 97°W - 53°W (Ref. 4)
Western Atlantic: from USA and Bermuda to French Guiana and Suriname, including the entire Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Carapace length: 1.5 to 7 cm (Ref. 39). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.1 - 19.4, mean 13 (based on 187 cells; Ref. 115970
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)