Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 38.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3145)
Reef-associated; depth range 6 - 145 m (Ref. 96667)
Climate / Range
Raptorial claw, 4 cm long. Banded with alternate light and dark bands.
Collected with spears, snares and bait, or at night with light nets (Ref. 92). Burrows in level bottoms near shore (Refs. 92, 80410); and swims at night (Ref. 80410). 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 to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)