Macrobrachium birmanicum   (Schenkel,  1902) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Palaemonidae

Description
Max. size: Male 315 mm TL, female 147 mm TL.


Synonym (s)
Palaemon choprai birmanicus Tiwari, 1955

Common Name (s)
• Birma River Prawn (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• East Coast 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

Page last updated on:2010-11-18

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