Malacostraca | Decapoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-West Pacific: New Guinea and Australia. Pérez Farfante (Ref. 75620) recognizes 2 subspecies: Metapenaeus demani demani from New Guinea and Northern Territory, Australia and Metapenaeus demani stephani from New Guinea and Queensland, Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8); 12.1000003814697 cm TL (female)
Depth estimate based on Genus (Ref. 116394).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer.
Holthuis, L.B. 1980. (Ref. 8)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).