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Prawn of Genus Metapenaeopsis and Metapenaeus from Indian Water - Taxonomy and Distribution

by Angsuman Chanda

ISBN: 9781545713112

Pages: 90, 6x9, English
Available Types: Print, E-book
Genre: Academic

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Present study reveals that a total of 26 species under genus Metapenaeopsis and Metapenaeus of the family Penaeidae Rafinesque – Schmaltz, 1815 have been studied throughout Indian coast. It's an attempt to prepare a comprehensive study of Penaeid prawns of Indian coastal region on the said genera. Both the genus of family Penaeidae is represented with diagram of a representative species as lateral view of a whole specimen, ventral view of female thelycum and male petasma. Taxonomic variation, extended distribution and comprehensive references are the added character of the present book.