Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 6 - 145 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 38.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3145)
Raptorial claw, 4 cm long. Banded with alternate light and dark bands.
Collected with spears, snares and bait, or at night with light nets (Ref. 92). Burrows in level bottoms near shore (Refs. 92, 80410); and swims at night (Ref. 80410). Intertidal to subtidal (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.
Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.6 - 29, mean 27.9 (based on 2362 cells).
Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100)