Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 97531). Tropical
Western Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Supratidal to intertidal (Ref. 97531). Feeds on ground nesting birds and sea turtle hatchlings (Ref. 86356), mole crabs and coquina clams (Ref. 111610). Facultative scavenger (Ref. 111610) and exhibits diurnal deposit feeding (Ref. 111607). 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.
McKeon, C.S. and I.C. Feller. 2004. (Ref. 86356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.3 - 28.1, mean 27.1 (based on 649 cells).