Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Dendrobranchiata > Superfamily Penaeoidea > Family Penaeidae > Genus Melicertus

Melicertus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MelicertusRafinesque, 1814accepted genus name

Species group names

Melicertus tigrinus Rafinesque, 1814 synonym
Penaeus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: llangostí sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 English: camarote prawn; prawn; striped shrimp; tiger shrimp; triplegrooved shrimp sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 French: camarote; crevette du Maroc; crevette royale; crevette tigrèe; gros ligubam sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 German: furchengarnele; Furchenkrebse; Krabbe; rote Furchenkrebse sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 Greek: Μαύρη γαρίδα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: gambero imperiale; mazzancolla; spannocchio sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 Japanese: kurumaebi-zoku sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 Portuguese: camarao; camarao-de-praia; camarao-de-Quarteira; gamba-manchada sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 Russian: tigrovaya krevetka sources: Ly B., Diop M., Girardin M.,Guide et nomenclature nationale commerciale des espèces marines (poissons, crustacès et mollusques) pechèes en Mauritanie
 Spanish, Castillian: langostino tigre

Literature

basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

additional source

Pérez Farfante, I. & B. Kensley, 1997. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps and prawns of the world. Keys and diagnoses for the families and genera.— Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle 175: 1-233.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Fransen, C.; Türkay, M. (2012). Melicertus kerathurus (Forskål, 1775). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107104

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2007-06-04 by Charles Fransen

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