Malacostraca | Decapoda | Nephropidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Common length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 655 - 1300 m (Ref. 4), usually 800 - 1300 m (Ref. 4)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 27°N - 7°N, 86°W - 53°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic: Lesser Antilles.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
It has lengths of 3 to 7.5 cm, total length; 1.5 to 3.5 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). Occurs at depths between 655 and 1234 m but most catches are between 800 and 1300 m with sandy or muddy substrate and sometimes with rubble (Ref. 4). 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)
Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models