Malacostraca | Decapoda
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 9.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84743)
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 96667)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to French Polynesia.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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