Malacostraca | Decapoda
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 15.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Demersal; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 343)
Climate / Range
Tropical, preferred 24°C (Ref. 107945)
Carapace tough to granulose, regions discernible; front with 3 acutely triangular teeth; 9 teeth on each anterolateral margin, the last tooth much larger than preceding teeth. Larger chela with conical tooth at base of fingers; pollex ridged. Color: carapace dull green to brown.
Minimum depth assumed from its ecology. Shallow waters up to depths of 50 m. Inhabits sandy to sandy-muddy substrates (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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)