Malacostraca | Stomatopoda | Squillidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 26.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3099); common length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 92)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Japan to Red Sea.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Collected with trawl, traps, or hook-and-line. Prefers sandy-muddy or shelly substrates in shallow coastal waters such as estuaries and embayments (Ref. 3099, 80410). 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 (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (16 of 100)