Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Ahyong, S.T. and E.J. Randall. 2001. (Ref. 3607)
Size / Weight / Age
Reef-associated; depth range 14 - 25 m (Ref. 3606)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Sea to Papua New Guinea and the Philippines.
Inhabits volcanic sands at base of coral reefs (Ref. 3607). 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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