Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 60 - 480 m (Ref. 99823). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific. P√©rez Farfante (Ref. 75620) recognizes 2 subspecies: Metapenaeopsis provocatoria provocatoria from Philippines to Queensland and Wallis and Futuna Islands; and Metapenaeopsis provocatoria longirostris from Japan to Taiwan and Western Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
On mud or sand (Ref. 99823). 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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.
P√©rez Farfante, I. and B. Kensley. 1997. (Ref. 75620)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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