Marsupenaeus japonicus   (Bate,  1888) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

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Size: 19.0 cm TL (male/unsexed); 22.5 cm TL (female); maximum carapace length 5.3 cm (male); 6.6 cm (female)

Synonym (s)
Penaeus canaliculatus var. japonicus Bate, 1888
(Senior synonym)
Penaeus japonicus Bate, 1888
(Senior synonym)
Penaeus canaliculatus var. japonicus Spence Bate, 1888
Penaeus pulchricaudatus Stebbing, 1914b

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Lat: 13.09) (Long: 80.29) INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Das, BC and Raychaudhuri, DN (1983) Aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) of Nepal Occasional paper no 51 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 28856
  • Debelius, H (2001) Crustacea Guide of the world 11-318 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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