Record of the squat lobster Munidopsis scobina Alcock, 1894 off Chennai coast

Thirumilu, P (2011) Record of the squat lobster Munidopsis scobina Alcock, 1894 off Chennai coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service (210). p. 21.

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Abstract

In the deep sea catches landed at Kasimedu Fisheries Harbour on 10th and 25th March 2011, one male and three female specimens (Fig. 1 and 2) of squat lobster were observed. They were identified as Munidopsis scobina Alcock, 1894. The male specimen, which was caught at 200- 400 m depth range, off Chennai coast along with deep sea shrimps, lobsters and fishes, measured 44 mm in total length (TL) and 21 mm in carapace length (CL).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:squat lobster; Munidopsis scobina Alcock; Chennai coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:9151
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Nov 2012 13:00
Last Modified:30 Nov 2012 13:00

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