An assemblage of marine ornamental shrimp, Rhynchocinetes durbanensis off Karnataka coast

Dineshbabu, A P and Zacharia, P U (2007) An assemblage of marine ornamental shrimp, Rhynchocinetes durbanensis off Karnataka coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (192). p. 14.

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Abstract

Rhynchocinetes durbanensis,commercially known as hinge-beak shrimp ,candyshrimp ,camel shrimp or dancing shrimpis a highly sought after ornamental shrimp.Studies by CMFRI revealed the details of acoral reef ecosystem existing around Netraniisland off Murdeswar. During the survey, asignificant assemblage of marine ornamental shrimps, Rhynchocinetes durbanensis was observed around the island along with many rare ornamental fishes. The dancing shrimpis distinguished by its red body with white stripes and a moveable rostrum (beak).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:marine ornamental shrimp; Rhynchocinetes durbanensis; Karnataka coast;
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
CMFRI-Mangalore
ID Code:3954
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Deposited On:08 Sep 2010 16:59
Last Modified:08 Sep 2010 17:00

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