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Miyakea nepa   (Latreille, 1828)

smalleyed squillid mantis shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Malacostraca | Stomatopoda | Squillidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 99185)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 35°N - 28°S, 32°E - 134°W

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: East African waters to the Red Sea Taiwan. One of the most common squillids in the western part of its distribution range.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A very common shore species that burrows in level-bottom habitats (Ref. 92). Prefers sandy-muddy bottoms (Ref. 87055). May deposit feed as well (Ref. 105093). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high