Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 83922). Tropical; 28°N - 6°N, 89°W - 55°W (Ref. 4)
Western Atlantic: Caribbean Arc from Cuba to Trinidad, Los Roques.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 20 cm, maximum total body length; 15 cm, common length (Ref. 4). Exclusively inhabits coral reefs (Ref. 106828). Also occurs in shallow waters and inhabits rocky areas, mainly in crevices (Ref. 4), seagrasses and rubble (Ref. 97531). Nocturnal omnivore (Ref. 106982). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.7 - 28.3, mean 27.6 (based on 331 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)