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VI Genera Solenocera lucas 1850, Atypopenaeus Alcock \ud 1905, Hyppolysmata stimpson 1860, Palaemon \ud Weber 1795 and Acetes M. Edwards 1830

By M Mydeen Kunju

Abstract

´╗┐Carapace smooth and glabrous. Rostrum straight, lanceolate and slightly ascending, reaching to tip \ud of basal segment of antennular peduncle, armed with 9 to 10 teeth on upper margin. Post-rostral carina \ud feeble, becoming distinct towards posterior region of carapace. Orbital angle dentiform. Post-orbital, \ud antennal and hepatic spines small, thin and sharp. No branchiostegal or pterygostomian spine. Cervical \ud groove oblique, deep and broad on sides, continues with that on the other side through very faint notch on \ud post-rostral carina. Branchiostegal sulcus originates from angle of inferiolateral curve and runs backwaters \ud towards posterior border of carapace (fig. 28)

Topics: Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Publisher: CMFRI
Year: 1969
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:598

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