Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Ahyong, S.T. and M.V. Erdmann. 2007. (Ref. 3498)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3498)
Demersal; depth range 1 - 5 m (Ref. 3498), usually 1 - 2 m (Ref. 3498)
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Central Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea.
Prefers high-energy, wave-washed subtidal environments (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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)