Metapenaeus baramensis   Hall,  1962 (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Penaeidae

Description
The median plate of the thelycum has two indentations on each side and the lateral plates are flat without elevated margins. There are 11-12 rostral spines in addition to the epigastric. Has a sharp well developed ischial spine on the first pereopod, has greater number of rostral teeth and has distinctly different thelycum.


Synonym (s)
Metapenaeus ensis var. baramensis Hall, 1962

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Corbyn's Cove INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silas, EG and Muthu, MS (1976) Notes on a collection of Penaeid prawns from the Andamans Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 18(1) 78-90 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1459/1/Silas_78-90.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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