Penaeus (Fenneropenaeus) penicillatus   Alcock,  1905 (Prawn)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Penaeidae

Description
Max. size: Male 163 mm TL, female 112 mm TL.
Carapace length: Male 31 mm, female 33 mm.


Synonym (s)
Penaeus indicus penicillatus Alcock, 1905

Common Name (s)
• Redtail Prawn (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Off Mumbai INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi, NC (2004) Crustacean fishery resources of coastal West Bengal and their conservation issues Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 1(1&2) 71-80 Available at - NIO, Goa

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