Macrobrachium australe   (Guerin,  1838) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Palaemonidae

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Description
Max. size: 105 mm TL (male), 77 mm TL (female).


Synonym (s)
Palaemon sundaicus Heller, 1862
Palaemon danae Heller, 1865
Palaemon dispar von Martens, 1868
Palaemon alphonsianus Hoffmann, 1674
Palaemon parvus Hoffmann, 1874
Palaemon maillardi Richters, 1680
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) dispar De Man, 1892
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) ustulatus Nobili, 1899
Palaemnon (Eupalaemon) danae Coutiere, 1900
Leander lepidus De Man, 1915
(Junior synonym)
Palaemon australis Guerin-Meneville, 1838
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Koua River Prawn (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• MADAGASCAR

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Chace, FA Jr. and Bruce, AJ (1993) The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907-1910, part 6: Superfamily Palaemonoidea Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C 543 152 pp Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • 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
  • CalPhotos Available at - http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/

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