Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 96667). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: Society Islands; Indo-Malayan region, Australia to French Polynesia and Japan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3149)
Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 106854). Found in reef habitats and on coral heads in seagrass beds (Ref. 80410).
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
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22 - 29.2, mean 28 (based on 3211 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)