Metapenaeopsis coniger   (Wood-Mason in Wood-Mason & Alcock,  1891a) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Penaeidae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman Sea INDIA
• INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA
• North West Coast INDIA
• East Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • 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

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