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BiologyFound on muddy, sandy or rocky bottoms or among algae (Ref. 4698). Maximum depth at 930 m (Ref. 58426). Benthic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on benthic polychaetes, crustaceans (Hyppolyte, Boreophausia), and large hyperiids (Phascolosoma) (Ref. 4698). Males usually below 7 cm and females below 12 cm. Lives at temperatures -1.7-10°C. Female lays 150-1,000 eggs with a diameter of 3mm (Ref. 35388).