Epipenaeon elegans   Chopra,  1923 (Isopod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• West Bengal, Gangetic Delta (Lat: 7.21) (Long: 93.78) INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Das, A (2003) A catalogue of new taxa described by the scientists of the zoological survey of India during 1916-1991 Occasional paper no 208 ZSI, Kolkata 530 pp
  • Chopra, B (1923) Preliminary note on the Isopoda of the family Bopyridae parasitic on Indian Decapoda Macrura Records of the Indian Museum 25(5) 411-550; pls 11
  • (2003) World list of marine, freshwater and terrestrial isopod crustaceans Available at - http://rathbun.si.edu/iz/isopod/isolist/isolist_search.cfm
  • Chopra, B (1923) Bopyrid isopods parasitic on Indian Decapoda Macrura Records of the Indian Museum ZSI 25 411-550 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Mathews, CP; AlHossaini, M; Abdul Ghaffar, AR. and Al-Shoushani, M (1987) Assessment of short-lived stocks with special reference to Kuwait's shrimp fisheries: a contrast of the results obtained from traditional and recent size-based techniques ICLARM Conference Proceedings 13 147-166 Available at - Zoological records
  • Mathews, CP; ElMusa, M; AlHossaini, M; Samuel, M and AbdulGhaffar, AR (1988) Infestations of Epipenaeon elegans on Penaeus semisulcatus and their use as biological tags Journal of Crustacean Biology 8(1) 53-62 Available at - Zoological records
  • AbuHakima, R (1984) Preliminary observations on the effects of Epipenaeon elegans Chopra (Isopoda Bopyridae) on reproduction of Penaeus semisulcatus de Haan (Decapoda Penaeidae). International Journal of Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 71(1)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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