Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic. Tropical; 26°N - 12°S, 68°E - 127°E
Indo-West Pacific: from Taiwan to Indonesia and India to Africa.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.4 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 374); 2.6 cm BL (female)
Planktonic in life. Inhabits estuarine waters with mangroves (Ref. 374). Epipelagic, found mainly at sea (Ref. 409). 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.
Motoh, H. 1980. (Ref. 374)
Rostrum, which has two dorsal denticles or teeth, is shorter than eyes. Elongated first 3 pereiopods and no fourth and fifth pereipods. Larger female than males. Color: in life, whole body almost transparent. Milky or yellowish when dead.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)