Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic. Tropical; 53°N - 26°N, 32°W - 37°E
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 842)
Intertidal (Ref. 107021). It is found on rocks from upper to middle shore, also in crevices in breakwaters and pier piles or similar habitats (Ref. 842). Omnivore but cannot be simply considered an opportunistic feeder (Ref. 107021). 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.
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 842)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 17.6 - 19.9, mean 18.8 (based on 394 cells).