Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to French Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84743)
Members of the family Xanthidae range from being algal scrapers to aggressive predators (Ref. 103027). 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.
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.6 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 3236 cells).