Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from French Polynesia to western Indian Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.9 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3476)
Burrows in sand beaches, sea grass beds and reef flats in shallow waters (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
): 27.2 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2209 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)