Leptocarpus potamiscus   (Kemp,  1917) (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

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Max. size: 59 mm TL.

Synonym (s)
Leander potamiscus Kemp, 1917
(Senior synonym)
Leander potomiscus Kemp, 1917
(Senior synonym)
Palaemon potamiscus (Kemp, 1917)
(Senior synonym)
Pataemon potamiscus Suvatti, 1937

Common Name (s)
• Bombay Prawn (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial

Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine, Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 11.12) (Long: 92.82) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Chace, FA Jr. and Bruce, AJ (1993) The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907-1910, part 6: Superfamily Palaemonoidea Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C 543 152 pp Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Holthuis, LB (1980) FAO species catalogue. Vol. 1 Shrimps and prawns of the world. An annotated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries FAO Fisheries Synopsis - S125Vol.01 FAO, Rome 1 1-271 Available at - http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/ac477e/ac477e00.htm
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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