Sergestes semissis   Burkenroad,  1940 (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Sergestidae

Description
Size: 15-35 mm TL.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Prey:  Euphasiids and copepods
Predator:  Tuna, rockfishes, squids, fin whale and sei whales.

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 05/1998-12/2002) (Depth: 50-400 mts)

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

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