Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Ahyong, S.T. 2001. (Ref. 3099)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 9.9 cm TL (female)
Demersal; depth range 36 - 59 m (Ref. 3099)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: Australia. Questionable in New Zealand. Tropical to subtropical.
Some members of the order Stomatopoda pair for life and some come together only to mate. Males produce sperm ducts rather than spermatophores; females can brood a maximum of 50,000 eggs. Life cycle: Eggs hatch to a planktonic zoea which lasts for 3 months (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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