Metapenaeus endeavouri   (Schmitt,  1926) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Penaeidae

Description
Max. size: 14.0 cm TL (male/unsexed); 17.5 cm TL (female).


Synonym (s)
Penaeopsis endeavouri Schmitt, 1926
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal
Predator:  Bony fish (Caranx bucculentus)

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada Bay INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Raut, D; Ganesh, T; Murty, NVSS and Raman, AV (2005) Macrobenthos of Kakinada Bay in the Godavari delta, East coast of India: comparing decadal changes Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Elsevier 62(4) 609-620 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2004.09.029
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Endeavour Prawns Available at - http://www.endeavourprawns.com.au/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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