Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 24 - 50 m (Ref. 8). Tropical
Indian Ocean: South Africa to India and Sri Lanka.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 7.30000019073486 cm TL (female)
Carapace length: 0.7 to 1.85 cm (Ref. 8). Maximum depth from Ref. 801. From coast to depths of 50 m (Ref. 8). Also in estuarine habitats (Ref.107340). 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. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: minor commercial
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.5 - 28.8, mean 26.8 (based on 98 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)