Lysmata vittata   (Stimpson,  1860) (Shrimp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Hippolytidae

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Description
Max. size: 43 mm TL.

Rostrum shorter than carapace, without elevated basal crest. Lateral margin of telson convex, apex blunt with a pair of spines.


Synonym (s)
Nauticaris unirecedens Bate, 1888
Hippolysmata vittata subtilis Thallwitz, 1891

Common Name (s)
• Indian Lined Shrimp (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra INDIA
• 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Achuthankutty, CT; Chavan, V; Chandramohan, D; Kulkarni, V and Kavlekar, D (1998) Marine prawns of India NIO's Database on Marine Life of India (NIODMLI) Available at - http://niobioinformatics.in/prawns/Index.htm
  • 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 - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf

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