Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 104052). Subtropical
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 104052)
Introduced in the Caspian Sea in the 1930s and 1980s and in Aral Sea in the 1950s (Ref. 2756). Found along the littoral zone, in areas with algal cover. Euryhaline. Omnivorous (Ref. 2756). 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.
Grabowski, M. 2006. (Ref. 2756)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; | FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.2 - 20.1, mean 14.2 (based on 1210 cells).