From egg to death, male Menippe mercenaria live for approximately 6 years, while the females live to be approximately 7 years old.
Typical lifespanStatus: wild: 6 to 7 years.
Average lifespanStatus: wild: 6-7 years.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Stephanie Fabritius, Southwestern University
Michael Brinkman, Southwestern University
Renee Sherman Mulcrone,
Brinkman, M. 2002. "Menippe mercenaria" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Menippe_mercenaria.html
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