Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthopelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 58807). Tropical; 27°N - 40°S, 76°E - 154°E
Indo-West Pacific: Africa to Australia (Ref. 374). Peréz Farfante formerly recognizes 3 subspecies: Acetes sibogae australis from the east coast of Australia, Acetes sibogae sibogae from Indo-West Pacific and Acetes sibogae sibogalis from India (Ref. 75620).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 374)
Rostrum, which has two dorsal denticles or teeth, is shorter than eyes. Elongated first 3 pereiopods and no fourth and fifth pereipods. Larger female than males. Color: in life, whole body almost transparent. Milky or yellowish when dead.
Minimum depth based on its ecology; to be replaced with a better reference. Inshore (Ref. 106568). Epibenthic (Ref. 122111). Epipelagic (Ref. 58807). Planktonic in life. Inhabits estuarine waters with mangroves (Ref. 374) where it is abundant (Ref. 122110). Found over muddy bottoms in estuarine and marine waters (Ref. 58807). Also found over sand and seagrass (Ref. 122110).
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.
Motoh, H. 1980. (Ref. 374)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).