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

Metapenaeus affinis (H.Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840])

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MetapenaeusWood-Mason in Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891aaccepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Jinga shrimp

Literature

basis of record

Fischer, W. & G. Bianchi (Eds.) (1984). FAO Species identification sheets For Fisheries Purposes: Western Indian Ocean. FAO, Rome.

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.

additional source

Kubo, I., 1954. Systematic studies on the Japanese macrurous decapod Crustacea. 2. On two penaeids, Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards) and M. burkenroadi, nom. nov., erected on the Japanese form known as M. affinis.— Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries 41: 89-93.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

De Grave, S. (2012). Metapenaeus affinis. 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:210397

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2010-09-09 by Sammy De Grave

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