Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2679). Deep-water, preferred 9°C (Ref. 107945); 26°S - 56°S, 76°W - 48°W
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: from Valdivia to Cape Horn, Chile, north to Santa Catarina, Brazil including Falkland Island. Subtropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.5 cm CL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93013); max. published weight: 1.5 kg (Ref. 93013)
Minimum depth from Ref. 2679. Juveniles are found attached to holdfasts of Macrocystis sp. providing them with mechanical shelter. While adults are found in sheltered inshore waters with soft and hard bottoms (Ref. 87801). In April, ovigerous females carry 1,540 to 8,200 eggs. Larval hatching occurs in low daily numbers (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
In April, ovigerous females carry 1,540 to 8,200 eggs. Larval hatching occurs in low daily numbers.
Macpherson, E. 1988. (Ref. 2679)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.4 - 16.1, mean 10.7 (based on 298 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)