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Indian records of the Genus Metapenaeopsis Bouvier, 1905 with special reference to extended distribution of two species

@article{Chanda2015IndianRO,
  title={Indian records of the Genus Metapenaeopsis Bouvier, 1905 with special reference to extended distribution of two species},
  author={A. Chanda},
  journal={International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={265-273}
}
  • A. Chanda
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
Genus Metapenaeopsis was created by Bouvier (1905) with M. pubescens as type. Burkenroad (1934) redefined the genus and relegated this genus as a subgenus of Penaeopsis Bate, 1881, on the basis of the shape of petasma. Kubo (1949), however, re-elevated it to the generic status. Wood-Mason (1891) was the first to record this genus from Indian water as Metapenaeus. Present study reveals that Indian water represents a total of 12 species of the genus Metapenaeopsis Bouvier, 1905. Among these… Expand

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