Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 31.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); common length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
Benthic; depth range 1 - 90 m, usually 1 - 5 m
Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 27°C (Ref. 107945); 35°N - 30°S, 31°E - 169°E (Ref. 4)
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Japan, probably the Marquesas Archipelago.
It has lengths of 31 cm, maximum total body length; 20 to 25 cm, average total body length; 12 cm, carapace length (Ref. 4). Inhabits shallow waters at depths between 1 and 90 m, mostly between 1 and 5 m; among rocks, often in the surf zone, sometimes in somewhat turbid water. It is gregarious and nocturnal (Ref. 4). Brood and pelagic duration period lasts 1.5 (Ref. 81135) and 5 months (Ref. 81163), respectively.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (21 of 100)