Malacostraca | Decapoda
Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 3 - 100 m (Ref. 106007)
Climate / Range
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.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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