Extension in the distributional range of long-legged spiny lobster, Panulirus longipes longipes (A.Milne Edwards, 1868) along the southeast coast of India

Pillai, S Lakshmi and Thirumilu, P (2007) Extension in the distributional range of long-legged spiny lobster, Panulirus longipes longipes (A.Milne Edwards, 1868) along the southeast coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 49 (1). pp. 95-96.

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Abstract

The long-legged spiny lobster, Panulirus longipes longipes, a subspecies of P.longipes is reported for the first time off Chennai extending its distributional range to the north of Gulf of Mannar, on the east coast. Morphological features and colour pattern of this specimen is in conformity with the earlier description of the species from Indian waters. This lobster occurs only in stray numbers along the Indian coast.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Long-legged spiny lobster; Panulirus longipes longipes
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2120
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 16:15
Last Modified:09 Aug 2010 16:15

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