Prawn fauna (Crustacea: Decapoda) of India - An annotated checklist of the Penaeoid, Sergestoid, Stenopodid and Caridean prawns

Radhakrishnan, E V and Deshmukh, V D and Maheswarudu, G and Josileen, Jose and Dineshbabu, A P and Philipose, K K and Sarada, P T and Pillai, S Lakshmi and Saleela, K N and Chakraborty, Rekha D and Dash, Gyanaranjan and Sajeev, C K and Thirumilu, P and Sreedhara, B and Muniyappa, Y and Sawant, A D and Vaidya, N G and Johny, Dias R and Verma, J B and Baby, K G and Unnikrishnan, C and Ramachandran, N P and Vairamani, A and Palanichamy, A and Radhakrishnan, M and Raju, B (2012) Prawn fauna (Crustacea: Decapoda) of India - An annotated checklist of the Penaeoid, Sergestoid, Stenopodid and Caridean prawns. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 54 (1). pp. 50-72.

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Abstract

Twenty four species of Pandalid shrimps reported from the Indian waters, of which six genera (Chlorotocella, Chlorotocus, Chlorocurtis, Dorodotes, Heterocarpoides and Stylopandalus) are represented by single species each. The genera, Plesionika and Heterocarpus are represented by eleven and seven species respectively. Plesionika adensameri (Balss, 1914) a deep-sea shrimp hitherto unreported from Indian waters is recorded from west coast of India. Information on some biological aspects of few Pandalid shrimps from Indian waters is also reported in the present paper.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prawn fauna; checklist; Decapoda; Dendrobranchiata; Pleocyemata
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:9013
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Jul 2012 15:03
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 15:37

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