A case of abnormal petasma in the penaeid prawn, Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne-Edwards)

Sivalingam, D and Rao, P Vedavyasa (1968) A case of abnormal petasma in the penaeid prawn, Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne-Edwards). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 10 (2). pp. 386-387.

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Abstract

Instances of anomalies in the structure of the external genital organs of crustaceans are on record. Recently, George (1963) and Susseelan (1968) have described partly developed petasma in the female specimen of Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius) and M. affinis (H. Milne-Edwards) respectively.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Metapenaeus monoceros; Metapenaeus affinis; abnormal petasma
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1731
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:04 Aug 2010 15:52
Last Modified:04 Aug 2010 15:52

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