Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 400 - 1230 m (Ref. 97531). Tropical
Eastern Atlantic: from southwest Sahara to Namibia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 16.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 434)
Benthic or benthopelagic (Ref. 97531). Inhabits waters over muddy sand bottoms of the continental slope at depths from 500 to 1100 m. Carnivorous (Ref. 434). 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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 434)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 4.3 - 7.3, mean 5.8 (based on 34 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)