Merostomata | Xiphosura
Lee, C.N. and B. Morton. 2005. (Ref. 1131)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Tropical; 23°N - 11°S, 95°E - 129°E
Indo-Pacific: India, Hong Kong, Singapore and Indonesia.
Benthic feeder which mainly consumes molluscs, decayed organic matter and polychaetes (Ref. 74). It is usually found in mangrove swamps (Ref. 70), sandy beaches and muddy bottoms from the tide-line to depths during highest high tide (Ref. 74).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models