Alpheus spongiarum   Coutiere,  1897a (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Alpheidae

Description
Size: 8.6-20.6 mm TL; carapace length 3-7.5 mm.


Synonym (s)
Alpheus crinitus spongiarum Coutiere, 1898
Alpheus paraculeipes Coutiere, 1905
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep (Lat: 10.5) (Long: 73) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Banner, DM and Banner, AH (1985) The alpheid shrimp of Indonesia, based upon J. G. De Man's "The Decapoda of the Siboga Expedition, part II. Family Alpheidae" Marine research in indonesia Lembaga Oseanologi Nasional and Lembaga Illmu pengetahuan Indonesia, jakarta, Indonesia 25 28856 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Chace, FA Jr. (1988) The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907-1910, Part 5: Family Alpheidae Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 466 36161 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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