Macrobrachium idae   (Heller,  1862) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Max. size: 110 mm TL.

Synonym (s)
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) idae De Man, 1897
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) ritsemae De Man, 1897
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) idae subinermis Nobili, 1899
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) mariae Coutiere, 1900
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) robustus De Man, 1902
Palaemon idae Heller, 1862
(Senior synonym)
Palaemon mariae Coutiere, 1900
(Junior synonym)
Palaemon ritsemae De Man, 1897
(Junior synonym)
Palaemon robustus De Man, 1902
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Orana River Prawn (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Kerala Backwaters INDIA
• 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 -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • George, MJ (1969) Taxonomic considerations and General distribution Prawn fisheries of India Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 14 5-48 Available at -
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at -

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