Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 160 - 1013 m (Ref. 104052), usually 400 - 500 m (Ref. 104052). Tropical; 22°N - 35°S, 76°W - 18°E (Ref. 104052)
Atlantic Ocean: Mauritania to Namibia, St. Helena, and off the coast of Brazil. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Deep water species living on the upper continental slope. Juveniles occur in deeper waters than adults (Ref. 8826). Found on muddy bottoms (Ref. 104052). 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.
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)