Alpheus malabaricus   (Fabricius, J. C.,  1775) (Shrimp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Alpheidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Alpheus dolichodactylus Ortmann, 1890
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus dolichodactylus var. leptopus De Man, 1910
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus mackayi Banner, 1959
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus macrodactylus Ortmann, 1890
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus malabaricus mackayi Banner, 1959
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus malabaricus malabaricus (Fabricius, 1775)
(Senior synonym)
Alpheus malabaricus songkla Banner & Banner, 1966
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus malabaricus trefzae Banner & Banner, 1982
(Junior synonym)
Alpheus mazatlanicus Wicksten, 1983
(Junior synonym)
Astacus malabaricus Fabricius, 1775
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• East Coast, Coromandel, Pulicat Lake INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 1969)
• West Bengal, Medinipur INDIA
• West Bengal, Digha Coast (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Backwaters INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Cooum Estuary (Lat: 13.16) (Long: 80.26) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Raj, PJS, Tilak, JL and Kalaimani, G (2002) Experiments in restoration of benthic biodiversity in Pulicat Lake, south India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 44(1 & 2) 37-45 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Balasubramanyan, K (1994) Micro-invertebrate benthic fauna of Pichavaram mangroves Conservation of mangrove forest genetic resources: A training manual Available at - http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/33954/1/118818.pdf
  • Mohamed, KH and Rao, PV (1971) Estuarine phase in the life history of the commercial prawns of the west coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 13(2) 49-161 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1558/1/Mohamed_149-161.pdf
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Chatterjee, TK; Husain, A and Mitra S (2007) Faunal diversity in prawns and crabs in Digha and adjacent coast in West Bengal with notes on the relationship of their abundance with physico-chemical parameters Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 104(3) 311-315 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Panikkar, NK and Aiyar, RG (1937) The brackish water fauna of Madras Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India 6(5) 284-337 Available at - NIO, Goa

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