• Shrimps of the genusAcetes H. Milne Edwards (Crustacea, Decapoda, Sergestidae) from the estuarine system of river Krishna

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      Krishna estuary; Acetes spp.; A. indicus ; A. erythraeus ; A. japonicus ; A. sibogae

    • Abstract

       

      Four species ofAcetes, viz.A. indicus, A. erythraeus, A. japonicus andA. sibogae are reported from the estuarine system of river Krishna on the east coast of India. Their systematics is discussed in the light of intra-specific variations. The synonymy ofA. cochinensis withA. japonicus is corroborated.A. australis, A. sibogalis andA. orientalis are all shown to be junior synonyms ofA. sibogae. A key to the identification of species ofAcetes known from India is given.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      K Ravindranath1 2

      1. Department of Zoology, Nagarjuna University, Nagarjunanagar P.O., Guntur - 522 510, India
      2. Brackishwater Farm, Andhra Pradesh Fisheries Corporation, Beach Road, Kakinada - 533 007, India
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