Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 13 Issue 1

Solenocera indica Nataraj, one of the commercially important penaeid prawns of Indian waters as a synonym of Solenocera crassicornis (H. Milne-Edwards).

M. S. Muthu and M. J. George

The validity of the specific name Solenocera crassicornis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) is discussed and Solenocera indica Nataraj (1945), a commercially important penaeid prawn from Indian seas is shown to be a synonym of the former.

Date : 30-06-1971