Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar to Mauritius.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits shallow water habitats (Ref. 75636).
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. 1978. (Ref. 75636)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models