Hymenopenaeus aequalis   (Bate,  1888) (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: 25 mm (male) TL, 40 mm (female) TL; maximum carapace length: 1.1 to 1.5 cm.

Synonym (s)
Haliporus equalis Bate, 1888
(Senior synonym)
Haliporus equalis Spence Bate, 1888
Haliporus aequalis De Man, 1911
Hymenopenaeus aequalis Kubo, 1949

Common Name (s)
• Veiled Shrimp (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial

Habitat:  Benthic, Pelagic, Demersal


• Arabian Sea (Lat: 13.15) (Long: 73.66) INDIA (Record: 05/1998-12/2002) (Depth: -370 mts)
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.41) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Depth: -338.32 mts)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Andaman Sea INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA
• South East Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Karuppasamy, PK and Menon, NG (2005) Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps from the deep scattering layer (DSL) in the Arabian Sea Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 47(1) 101-105 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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/
  • George, MJ (1966) On a collection of Penaeid prawns from the offshore waters of the south-west coast of India Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 337-346 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Karuppasamy, PK; Menon, NG; Nair, KK and Achuthankutty, CT (2006) Distribution and abundance of pelagic shrimps from the deep scattering layer of the eastern Arabian Sea Journal of shellfish research The National Shellfisheries Association 25 1013-1019 Available at - http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Distribution+and+abundance+of+pelagic+shrimps+from+the+deep...-a0157193670
  • Silas, EG and Muthu, MS (1976) Notes on a collection of Penaeid prawns from the Andamans Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 18(1) 78-90 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1459/1/Silas_78-90.pdf
  • Mohamed, KH (1973) Penaeid prawn resources of India Proceedings of the symposium on living resources of the seas around India, CMFRI, Cochin 548-556 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2746/1/Article_39.pdf
  • George, MJ (1972) Zoogeographic distribution of Indian penaeidae Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 1 89-93 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kurian, CV and Sebastian, VO (2002) The Indian prawns of commercial importance Prawns and prawn fisheries of India Hindustan publishing corporation 74-96 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf

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