Heterocarpus gibbosus   Bate,  1888 (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Pandalidae

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Description
Max. size: 140 mm; max. carapace length (rostrum excluded) 40 mm.

The teeth on the dorsal crest and the rostrum together vary from 8-10. The teeth on the rostrum proper varying from 2-4. The dactyli of the 3 posterior legs short. The median carination of the 3rd abdominal tergum quite prominent. Carapace with longitudinal carinae laterally.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Humpback Nylon Shrimp (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• Off Kerala INDIA
• INDIA
• Kerala, Sakthikulangara Harbour INDIA (Record: 09/2000-04/2002)
• Kerala, Kochi Fisheries Harbour INDIA (Record: 09/2000-04/2002)
• Kerala, Munambam Fisheries Harbour INDIA (Record: 09/2000-04/2002)
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.41) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Depth: -(338.32-365.76) mts)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Andaman Sea
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• West Coast INDIA (Depth: 200-300 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, North Reef Island INDIA
• Karnataka, Kundapura INDIA (Record: 2001-2007) (Depth: 150-500 mts)
• Kerala, Off Kollam INDIA
• Off South West Coast INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1968) (Depth: 180-450 mts)

Literature Source(s)
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