Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 50 - 276 m (Ref. 106682). Tropical
Pacific Ocean: from New Caledonia to Hawaii and Easter Island. Tropical and subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 14.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3557)
Sublittoral (Ref. 82703).
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.
Poupin, J. 2003. (Ref. 2898)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8 - 23.2, mean 16.9 (based on 136 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)