Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 6 - 91 m (Ref. 102808). Tropical
Western Central Pacific and Western Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found in rock crevices. Often encountered in pairs of simultaneous hermaphrodites in the sea anemone Telmatactis cricoides. It leaves the anemone at a distance of about 20 cm when it cleans fish (Ref. 102839). 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.
Williams, A.B., L.G. Abele, D.L. Felder, H.H. Hobbs Jr., R.B. Manning, P.A. McLaughlin and I. Pérez Farfante. 1988. (Ref. 2214)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models