Thenus unimaculatus Burton & Davie, 2007

Kizhakudan, Joe K (2017) Thenus unimaculatus Burton & Davie, 2007. In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 209-213. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    The body of the flathead lobster is dorsoventrally flattened, brown dorsally with purplish brown granules; ventral surface yellowish white. It possesses typical purple spotting on the carapace and a purple blotch on the inner face of the merus of 1 or more pereopods. Carapace is trapezoid and depressed. The anterior part of lateral margin is with only two teeth. Rostrum is absent. Eyes are in distinct orbits. Frontal horns are absent. Antennae are plate-like. Antennules are yellowish white with red-brown bands.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 05:58
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 05:58

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