Malacostraca | Stomatopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 424 m (Ref. 80410). Tropical
Western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 96667. Occurs on mud to fine to coarse sand (Ref. 80410) and stones (Ref. 3121). Usually found in less than 100 m depths, but occurs generally in 40 to 424 m depths. Juveniles can also be found on surface (Ref. 3121).
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. 2002. (Ref. 3509)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 15.6 - 27.5, mean 23.3 (based on 764 cells).