Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 495 - 5060 m (Ref. 334). Tropical; 41°N - 40°S, 180°E - 180°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Large; handsomely colored (brilliant deep scarlet); elongate sabre-like rostrum, large cephalothorax with conspicuous grooves and ridges, strong posterodorsal spines on the middorsal margins of abdominal somites 3-5 are all quite distinctive; hepatic spine absent; presence of podobranch on pereopod 3 and a large epipod on pereopod 4.
Minimum depth from Ref. 96667. Abyssal; benthic detritivore (Ref. 334). An active, necrophagous scavenger (Ref. 97347). Sex ratio is 2:1 (Ref. 334).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Sex ratio is 2:1 (Ref. 334).
Pérez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models