Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 800 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Circumtropical: French Polynesia, Marquesas, Hawaii.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
Bisby, F.A., Y.R. Roskov, M.A. Ruggiero, T.M. Orrell, L.E. Paglinawan, P.W. Brewer, N. Bailly and J. van Hertum (eds.). 2007. (Ref. 3125)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.3 - 15.8, mean 6.8 (based on 16 cells).