Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 99185). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Western Indian Ocean to Australia, Indonesia, the South China Sea and New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3141)
Minimum depth from Ref. 96667. Found in coral, sponge, coralline algae or rock crevices in rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 3099).
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. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.1 - 28.9, mean 27.6 (based on 1138 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)