Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Ahyong, S.T. and M.V. Erdmann. 2007. (Ref. 3498)
Size / Weight / Age
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 2 m (Ref. 3498)
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Central Pacific: Spermonde Archipelago.
Inhabits areas of sand and dense coral rubble on calm, shallow coastal reef flats (Ref. 3498). 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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