Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 6 m (Ref. 99823). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm CW male/unsexed; (Ref. 343)
Surface of carapace smooth, sometimes with low pubescence; ridges distinct; front with 6 lobes, median 4 lobes truncate, lateral 2 lobes rounded. Color: usually bright red overall, but sometimes green, or with a mixture of red and green. Easily distinguished by its spinose palm and the bright red coloration.
Also caught by nets. Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 106854).
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.
Ng, P.K.L. 1998. (Ref. 343)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2437 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)