Aristeus semidentatus   Bate,  1881 (Shrimp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Aristeidae

Description
Max. size: 188 mm; max. total length: 82-90 mm (male), 100-178 mm (female).

The chelae of the first three pairs of pereiopods are shorter in proportion to the carpus. In the male the inner edge of the merus of the first leg is concave. There is no median spine on the posterior edge of the third abdominal segment. Movable spines are present on the meri of the first and second legs.


Synonym (s)
Aristaeus semidentatus Bate, 1881
(Senior synonym)
Hemipenaeus semidentatus (Bate, 1881)
(Senior synonym)
Hemipenaeus semidentatus Bate, 1888
Aristeus semidentatus De Man, 1911
Aristeus semidentatus Ramadan, 1938

Common Name (s)
• Smooth Red Shrimp (English)
• Red Shrimp
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Alleppey INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.41) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Depth: 329.18-374.90 mts)
• INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kollam INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA (Depth: 274.32-365.76 mts)
• Kerala, Off Alleppey INDIA (Depth: 274.32-365.76 mts)
• Off South West Coast INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1968) (Depth: 180-450 mts)
• North East Coast INDIA
• South West Coast INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey INDIA

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