Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 230 - 700 m (Ref. 4), usually 300 - 500 m (Ref. 4). Tropical; 30°N - 6°N, 89°W - 55°W (Ref. 4)
Western Central Atlantic: from the Bahamas Islands and southern Florida (USA) to French Guiana.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4)
It has lengths of 17 cm, total body length, usually around 12 cm (Ref. 4). Deep sea (Ref. 97531). Occurs at depths from 230 to 700 m but most common between 300 to 500 m on a substrate of sand or mud (Ref. 4). 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.
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.6 - 14.4, mean 12.2 (based on 56 cells).