Genus Penaeus Fabricius 1798 iii

George, M J (1969) Genus Penaeus Fabricius 1798 iii. In: CMFRI Bulletin No.14 Prawn fisheries of India. CMFRI, Kochi,(ed.) CMFRI, Mandapam Camp, pp. 77-125.



The Genus Penaeus has a world wide distribution and the various species belonging to it are found both in tropical and temporate latitudes. Practically all of them are marine although some are known to spend a part of their life in the brackish water and even in fresh water. Of the 28 valid species of the genus only 8 are represented in Indian waters, they being Penaeus japonicus Bate, P. latisulcatus Kishinouye, P. canaliculatus (Olivier), P. monodon Fabricius, P. semisulcatus de Haan, P. indicus H. Milne-Edwards, P. merguiensis de Man and P. penicillatus Alcock.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Penaeus Fabricius
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
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