First record of the reef lobster Enoplometopus macrodontus Chan and Ng, 2008 from Indian waters

Radhakrishnan, E V and Pillai, S Lakshmi and Rajool Shanis, C P and Radhakrishnan, M (2011) First record of the reef lobster Enoplometopus macrodontus Chan and Ng, 2008 from Indian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 53 (2). pp. 264-267.

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Abstract

The reef lobster Enoplometopus macrodontus was caught during the deep sea trawl operations off Chavakkad from a depth of 320 m. About ten specimens were landed at the Kalamukku Fishing Harbour, Kochi. The carapace length was 66-75 mm and weight was 79.3-94.2 g. This is the first report of the species in the Indian waters. The species has a smooth carapace with hair on the abdomen, chelipeds and telson. The morphological characters along with colour pattern are described

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: reef lobster; Enoplometopidae; Indian waters
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 04:12
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:51
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8845

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