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Odontodactylus cultrifer   (White, 1850)

pastel odontodactylid mantis shrimp

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Stomatopoda | Odontodactylidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3160)

Short description Morphology

Pastels, with pink or purple uropods and antennal scales.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Taken together with lysiosquilids and squilids in trawling operations and at night with lights (Ref. 92). Burrows in level bottoms near shore (Ref. 92) with sandy mud substrates (Ref. 3099). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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