Macrobrachium nipponense   (De Haan,  1849) (Prawn)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Palaemonidae

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Description
Max. size: Male 36 mm TL, female 75 mm TL.


Synonym (s)
Palaemon asper Stimpson, 1860
Palaemon sinensis Heller, 1862
Bithynis nipponensis nipponensis M. J. Rathbun, 1902
Palaemon (Eupalaemon) nipponensis Parisi, 1919

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

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jayachandran, KV and Joseph, NI (1985) A new species of Macrobrachium from the south-west coast of India (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) Journal of Natural History 19(1) 185-190 Available at - NCL, Pune (ASFA Records)
  • 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

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