Generic Characters of Penaeus, Fenneropenaeus, Melicertus, Marsupenaeus and Funchalia

Radhakrishnan, E V and Josileen, Jose and Jayachandran, K V (2011) Generic Characters of Penaeus, Fenneropenaeus, Melicertus, Marsupenaeus and Funchalia. In: Handbook of Prawns. Radhakrishnan, E V and Josileen, Jose and Pillai, S Lakshmi,(eds.) Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 15-25.

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Abstract

Rostrum armed with dorsal and ventral teeth; pleurobranchia on somite 14 glaborous (smooth) and polished; 3 short well-defined circatrices on sixth abdominal somite; adrostral sulcus and carina short falling distinctly short or extending to about level of epigastric tooth; gastrofrontal carina absent, hepatic carina prominent; thelycum closed, petasma with ventral costa long reaching distal margin of lateral lobe (Pérez Farfante, 1997).

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Generic Characters; Penaeus; Fenneropenaeus; Melicertus; Marsupenaeus; Funchalia
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:9056
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:19 Oct 2012 16:01
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 15:51

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