Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 137 - 824 m (Ref. 4), usually 200 - 600 m (Ref. 4)
Climate / Range
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.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)