Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 1 - 701 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from Red Sea to Japan and Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.7 cm TL (female)
Found on muddy sand with sponges, red mud, coarse muddy shell sand to sand with fragments of coralline algae (Ref. 80410). Species can be found in estuarine or brackish waters, from intertidal to subtidal areas (Ref. 106854).
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.
Ahyong, S.T. 2001. (Ref. 3099)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 11.7 - 26.5, mean 18.6 (based on 573 cells).