Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 150 - 400 m, usually 250 - ? m. Tropical; 26°N - 21°N, 119°E - 124°E (Ref. 4)
Indo-west Pacific: Taiwan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 122061); 9.5 cm TL (female)
It has lengths of 5 to 12 cm (males) and 5 to 9.5 (females), total body length; 8.5 cm, ovigerous female; most specimens are 9 cm long; 1.8 to 4.1 (males), 1.7 to 4.8 (females) and 3.1 to 4.0 (ovigerous females), carapace length (Ref. 4). Occurs at depths from 150 to 400 m, mostly around 250 m with muddy or sandy bottom (Ref. 4).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Spawning time seems to be in late autumn (Ref. 4).
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 11.7 - 17.4, mean 16.3 (based on 8 cells).