Malacostraca | Decapoda
Motoh, H. 1980. (Ref. 374)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.5 cm BASL male/unsexed; (Ref. 374); 3.40000009536743 cm BASL (female)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Africa to Australia (Ref. 374). PerÃ©z Farfante formerly recognizes 3 subspecies: Acetes sibogae australis from the east coast of Australia, Acetes sibogae sibogae from Indo-West Pacific and Acetes sibogae sibogalis from India (Ref. 75620).
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.
Planktonic in life. Inhabits estuarine waters with mangroves (Ref. 374). 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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)