Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Carapace ovate, smooth, regions well-defined; 4 broad lobiform teeth on each anterolateral margin. Eyes red in life. A large molariform tooth at base of movable finger of larger chela. Carapace and appendages reddish brown to pinkish brown and maroon in adults; young crabs maroon to reddish brown, longitudinally striped with white.
Occurs at shallow to intertidal zones. Inhabits sandy-muddy substrates, usually under rocks. Subtropical and tropical climates (Ref. 343). 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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)