Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 968 m (Ref. 101286). Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945)
North Atlantic: USA, Germany and Ireland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Common in offshore waters (Ref. 106917). Epifaunal in areas with sludge (Ref. 96352). Free-living (Ref. 3123). 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
Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6 - 9.7, mean 7.4 (based on 222 cells; Ref. 115970