Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 25 - 35 m (Ref. 97127). Temperate; 62°N - 31°N, 12°W - 37°E
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 106185. Occurs in sandy habitats (Ref. 106025). Also found on coralligenous, and detritic bottoms characterized with medium and coarse sands (Ref. 106185). Inhabits many gastropod shells such as those of Cerithium vulgatum, Nassarius incrassatus, Ocenebra aciculata, and Turritella communis (Ref. 105639). In general, pagurids are detritivores (Ref. 107006). 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.
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.9 - 13.4, mean 10.5 (based on 36 cells).