Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 434). Subtropical, preferred 16°C (Ref. 107945); 61°N - 18°N, 32°W - 41°E
Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)
Inhabits rocky and muddy bottoms in shallow waters to depths of about 40 m. Omnivorous, feeding on seaweeds and small crustaceans (Ref. 434). 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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)