Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 750 m (Ref. 113220). Subtropical; 60°N - 14°N, 25°W - 36°E
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Norway to Senegal and Cape Verde to Turkey.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.4 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 244); 1.8 cm CW (female)
Epibenthic (Ref. 87524). Also on sandy bottom (Ref. 113220). Carnivorous (Ref. 112914). Benthophagous (feeding on the bottom) (Ref. 104429). 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.
Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.3 - 14.8, mean 9.5 (based on 603 cells).