Malacostraca | Decapoda
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 17 cm TL (female)
Benthic; freshwater; brackish; depth range 0 - 70 m (Ref. 8), usually ? - 27 m (Ref. 8)
Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 26°C (Ref. 107945); 36°N - 32°S, 109°W - 34°W
Eastern Central Pacific, Western Atlantic and the Arctic: North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean to Brazil (Ref. 91956), and Mexico to Peru (Ref. 94212), Pacific South America. Tropical to polar.
Minimum depth range from Ref. 97531. Found in muddy and sandy bottoms (Ref. 83922). Abundant in river estuaries (Ref. 8). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)