New record of the penaeid prawn Metapenaeus kutchensis from Bombay with a redescription of the species

Kagwade, P V (1978) New record of the penaeid prawn Metapenaeus kutchensis from Bombay with a redescription of the species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 20 (1 & 2). pp. 174-175.

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Abstract

The penaeid prawn Metapenaeus kutchensis is a new record from Bombay. The earlier description by George, George and Rao (1963) was based on sub-adult specimens. Hence, a redescription of the species with a stress on variations in the details of thelycum and petasma is attempted here.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:penaeid prawn; Metapenaeus kutchensis; thelycum; petasma
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1816
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 15:18
Last Modified:09 Aug 2010 15:18

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