Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 21 m (Ref. 865). Subtropical
Eastern Pacific: USA to Mexico.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)
It is found on soft bottoms in intertidal areas to a depth of 21 meters. It buries in the sand during the day, and come out to feed at night (Ref. 865). 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.
Gotshall, D.W. 2005. (Ref. 865)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.4 - 21.6, mean 16.1 (based on 19 cells).