Malacostraca | Stomatopoda | Squillidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Manning, R.B. 1998. (Ref. 92)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 33.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92); common length : 22.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 92)
Demersal; brackish; depth range 2 - 45 m (Ref. 80410)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Indo-Malaya, from Indonesia to East Africa.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
The largest known squilloid. Inhabits level bottoms in shallow water; can be found in estuaries (Ref. 92). 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 (23 of 100)