Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 362 m (Ref. 99823). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Arabian Sea and Maldives to New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8)
Maximum carapace length: 2.4 cm (Ref. 8). On muddy or sandy substrates (Ref. 99823). Spawns from June to November, with peak in September (Ref. 116211).
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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 17.8 - 28, mean 23.9 (based on 821 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).