George, M J and Muthu, M S (1968) On the occurrence of Metapenaeopsis barbata (De Haan) (Decapoda : Penaeidae) in Indian waters with taxonomic notes on the genus. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 10 (2). pp. 286-291.
Detailed studies on a collection of penaeid prawns from Visakhapatnam coast showed that it contained two species belonging to the genus Metapenaeopsis. Out of these, M. barbata (De Haan) is not so far reported from Indian waters. Opportunity is taken to report about it here.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||penaeid prawns; Visakhapatnam; Metapenaeopsis|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Date Deposited:||26 Jul 2010 12:30|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:12|
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