Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 55 Issue 1
Rediscovery of the deep sea shrimp Glyphocrangon investigatoris Wood- Mason and Alcock, 1891 from Indian waters
S. Lakshmi Pillai and P. Thirumilu
doi: 10.6024/jmbai.2013.55.1.01744-16

Details on the deep sea shrimp Glyphocrangon investigatoris caught off Nagapattinam and landed at Chennai Fisheries Harbour is reported here. This species was first recorded by the Investigator expedition from Bay of Bengal and later from Porto Novo. This is the first record from regular trawl fishery. As the species is reported here more than a century after its first description from India, the distinct morphological features is presented along with the colour photographs of the specimen.


Deep sea shrimp, Glyphocrangon investigatoris, tubercles, Indian waters.

Date : 30-05-2013