Systematics of the commercially important prawns(crustacea, decapoda, subfamily penaeinae) from Goa

George, M J (1980) Systematics of the commercially important prawns(crustacea, decapoda, subfamily penaeinae) from Goa. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 76 (3). pp. 297-304.

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Abstract

The taxonomy of the economically important prawns of the subfamily Penaeinae occurring in the waters of Goa is described. Species belonging to 5 genera, namely, Penaeus (4 species), Mefapenaeopsis (1 species), Metapenaeus (6 species), Trachypenaeus (1 species) and Parapenaeopsis (5 species) are recorded. 10 out of the 17 species included are reported for the first time from these waters.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Systematics; commercially important prawns; Goa
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:6008
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:03 Nov 2010 15:28
Last Modified:03 Nov 2010 15:28

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