Alpheus digitalis   De Haan,  1844 (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Alpheidae

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Description
Max size: 74 mm TL.


Synonym (s)
Alpheus distinguendus De Man, 1909
Crangon (Alpheus) distinguendus Gee, 1925
Alpheus distinguendus de Haan, 1844
(Junior synonym)
Crangon distinguendus (De Man, 1909)
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Forceps Snapping Shrimp (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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/
  • OpenCage Systems Available at - http://opencage.info/

Page last updated on:2010-12-06

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