Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Cocos Islands to Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Surface of carapace smooth, ridges low but distinct; front with 6 equal-sized, rounded lobes. Color: dark to olive green overall.
Also caught by nets. Found along the neritic zone (Ref. 97241). Inhabits shallow non-reef habitat with soft substrates. Estuarine (Ref. 106854). Prefers areas near mangroves, on mangrove swamps per se (Ref. 8752) or with muddy-rocky substrates (Ref. 343) in intertidal platforms (Ref. 8752). Also found in reef areas. A free-living predatory carnivore (Ref. 97241). Feeds mainly on slow-moving invertebrates colonizing mangrove swamps; also a scavenger (Ref. 8752).
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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 3830 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)