Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 100 m (Ref. 106007). Subtropical; 12°S - 54°S, 110°W - 78°E
Indo-West Pacific and Southern Atlantic: from Independenc Bay, Peru, to Chile and Juan Fernandez; on the Atlantic coast of South America from Sao Paulo to Argentina, Tristan da Cunha and South Africa.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits intertidal and shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 106003). Occurs on sandy substrates (Ref. 106094). Predator of molluscs. Preyed upon by teleosts and elasmobranchs (Ref. 106003). 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.
Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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