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Squilla cadenati   Manning, 1970

Angolan mantis shrimp

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Malacostraca | Stomatopoda | Squillidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 37 - 300 m (Ref. 436).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: Off West Africa, from Senegal to Angola.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 17.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 417); common length : 15.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 436)

Short description Morphology

A moderately sized stomatopod. Body with conspicuous longitudinal ridges: sub median ridges of fifth abdominal segment with posterior spines; tail segment with a distinct median ridge. Claws large, armed with 6 spines on the terminal segment. Color: telson with a pair of dark triangle anteriorly, bright red in life (Ref. 436).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Schneider, W. 1990. (Ref. 417)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown