Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 31 Issue 1&2

Taxonomic notes on a potentially commercial deep-sea prawn from the Southwest Coast of India.

C. Suseelan

The identity of a potentially commercial species of aristeid prawn from the southwest coast of India is critically examined. The species hitherto reported as Aristeus semidentatus Bate is proved to be Aristeus alcocki Ramadan. The material is described and illustrated.

Date : 31-12-1989