Malacostraca | Decapoda | Eriphiidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Davie, P.J.F. 2002. (Ref. 8423)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 20 - 820 m (Ref. 8423), usually 200 - 200 m (Ref. 82775)
Climate / Range
Eastern Indian Ocean: Southern Australia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Minimum depth from Ref. 8423. Pseudocarcinus gigas have been a bycatch of rock lobster fishing operations in Southern Australia for over 80 years (Ref. 82759). Males can grow twice as big as males reaching at least 13 kg (Ref. 82776). Found in continental shelf and continental slope (Ref. 8423). Females only bear eggs during non-molting years (Ref. 8933).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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