Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Demersal; depth range 72 - 180 m, usually 72 - 84 m. Tropical; 36°N - 8°S, 72°E - 141°E (Ref. 4)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 5 to 10 cm, total body length; 0.8 to 3.2 cm, carapace length. (Ref. 4). Occurs in rather shallow waters in Japan, where it sometimes is caught in lobster trap nets; the specimens from India and the Philippines were taken in depths between 72 and 84 m, the juvenile from Amboina came from a depth of "ca. 100 fms" (about 180 m), from a stony bottom (Ref. 191). 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.
Sekiguchi, N. and S. Okubo. 1986. (Ref. 191)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.8 - 27.5, mean 25.8 (based on 49 cells).