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Fischer, W. & G. Bianchi (Eds.) (1984). FAO Species identification sheets For Fisheries Purposes: Western Indian Ocean. FAO, Rome.
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Acetes erythraeus Nobili, 1905 (basis of record)
Acetes indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1830 (basis of record)
Acetes japonicus Kishinouye, 1905 (basis of record)
Acetes johni Nataraj, 1949 (basis of record)
Acetes sibogae Hansen, 1919 represented as Acetes sibogae sibogae Hansen, 1919 (basis of record)
Alpheus euphrosyne de Man, 1897 (basis of record)
Alpheus malabaricus (Fabricius, 1775) (basis of record)
Aristaeomorpha woodmasoni Calman, 1925 (basis of record)
Aristeus alcocki Ramadan, 1938 (basis of record)
Aristeus antennatus (Risso, 1816) (additional source)
Aristeus mabahissae Ramadan, 1938 (basis of record)
Atypopenaeus compressipes (Henderson, 1893) (additional source)
Atypopenaeus stenodactylus (Stimpson, 1860) (basis of record)
Exhippolysmata ensirostris (Kemp, 1914) (basis of record)
Exopalaemon styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) accepted as Palaemon styliferus H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840] (basis of record)
Gordonella villosa (Alcock & Anderson, 1894) (basis of record)
Haliporoides triarthrus Stebbing, 1914 represented as Haliporoides triarthrus triarthrus Stebbing, 1914 (basis of record)
Haliporus taprobanensis Alcock & Anderson, 1899 (basis of record)
Hemipenaeus carpenteri Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (basis of record)
Hemipenaeus spinidorsalis Spence Bate, 1881 (basis of record)
Hepomadus tener Smith, 1884 (additional source)
Heterocarpus laevigatus Spence Bate, 1888 (additional source)
Heterocarpus woodmasoni Alcock, 1901 (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus fattahi Ramadan, 1938 (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus furici Crosnier, 1978 (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus halli Bruce, 1966 (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus laevis (Spence Bate, 1881) (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus propinquus (de Man, 1907) (basis of record)
Hymenopenaeus sewelli Ramadan, 1938 (basis of record)
Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes, 1850 (basis of record)
Justitia mauritiana (Miers, 1882) accepted as Justitia longimana (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) (basis of record)
Leander styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840) accepted as Exopalaemon styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) accepted as Palaemon styliferus H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840] accepted as Exopalaemon styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (source of synonymy)
Leander tenuipes Henderson, 1893 accepted as Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) (source of synonymy)
Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) (basis of record)
Leptocarpus potamiscus (Kemp, 1917) (basis of record)
Linuparus somniosus Berry & George, 1972 (source of synonymy)
Linuparus trigonus (von Siebold, 1824) (additional source)
Macrobrachium australe (Guérin-Méneville, 1838 [in Guérin-Méneville, 1829-1838]) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium equidens (Dana, 1852) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium idae (Heller, 1862) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium lar (Fabricius, 1798) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium malcolmsonii (H. Milne Edwards, 1844) represented as Macrobrachium malcolmsonii malcolmsonii (H. Milne Edwards, 1844) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man, 1879) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862) (basis of record)
Macrobrachium scabriculum (Heller, 1862) (basis of record)
Metanephrops andamanicus (Wood-Mason, 1892) (basis of record)
Metapenaeopsis stridulans (Alcock, 1905) (basis of record)
Metapenaeopsis toloensis Hall, 1962 (basis of record)
Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus alcocki M.J. George & Rao, 1968 (basis of record)
Metapenaeus brevicornis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus burkenroadi Kubo, 1954 accepted as Metapenaeus moyebi (Kishinouye, 1896) (source of synonymy)
Metapenaeus dobsoni (Miers, 1878) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus elegans de Man, 1907 (basis of record)
Metapenaeus ensis (De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus lysianassa (de Man, 1888) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus mastersii Hall, 1962 accepted as Metapenaeus ensis (De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798) (additional source)
Metapenaeus moyebi (Kishinouye, 1896) (basis of record)
Metapenaeus mutatus (Lanchester, 1901) accepted as Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (source of synonymy)
Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904 (additional source)
Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) (basis of record)
Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872 (basis of record)
Palaemon carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Palaemon rudis Heller, 1862 accepted as Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862) (source of synonymy)
Palaemon styliferus H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840] accepted as Exopalaemon styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (source of synonymy)
Palaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) accepted as Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) (source of synonymy)
Palinurellus wieneckii (de Man, 1881) (basis of record)
Palinurus delagoae Barnard, 1926 (basis of record)
Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Panulirus longipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1868) (basis of record)
Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798) (additional source)
Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791) (basis of record)
Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804) (basis of record)
Parahepomadus vaubani Crosnier, 1978 (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905 accepted as Batepenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905 (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis cornuta (Kishinouye, 1900) (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis coromandelica Alcock, 1906 (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis hardwickii (Miers, 1878) (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis maxillipedo Alcock, 1905 accepted as Kishinouyepenaeopsis maxillipedo (Alcock, 1905) (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis probata Hall, 1961 accepted as Ganjampenaeopsis uncta (Alcock, 1905) (source of synonymy)
Parapenaeopsis sculptilis (Heller, 1862) (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis stylifera (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]) (basis of record)
Parapenaeopsis uncta Alcock, 1905 accepted as Ganjampenaeopsis uncta (Alcock, 1905) (basis of record)
Parapenaeus longipes Alcock, 1905 (basis of record)
Parribacus antarcticus (Lund, 1793) (basis of record)
Penaeopsis balssi Ivanov & Hassan, 1976 (basis of record)
Penaeopsis jerryi Pérez Farfante, 1979 (basis of record)
Penaeus bubulus Kubo, 1949 accepted as Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 (source of synonymy)
Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811) (basis of record)
Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (basis of record)
Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 (basis of record)
Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896 (basis of record)
Penaeus merguiensis de Man, 1888 (basis of record)
Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 (basis of record)
Penaeus penicillatus Alcock, 1905 (basis of record)
Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] (basis of record)
Pleoticus steindachneri (Balss, 1914) (basis of record)
Plesionika ensis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1881) (additional source)
Plesiopenaeus armatus (Spence Bate, 1881) accepted as Cerataspis monstrosus Gray, 1828 (additional source)
Aldabra for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Aldabra for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Chagos for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Chagos for Parribacus antarcticus (Lund, 1793) 
Comores for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Eritrea for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Eritrea for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Eritrea for Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791) 
Eritrea for Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804) 
Eritrea for Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811) 
Eritrea for Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 
Eritrea for Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 
Eritrea for Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896 
Eritrea for Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 
Eritrea for Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] 
Eritrea for Trachypenaeus curvirostris (Stimpson, 1860) 
Kenya for Acetes erythraeus Nobili, 1905 
Kenya for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Kenya for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Kenya for Exhippolysmata ensirostris (Kemp, 1914) 
Kenya for Heterocarpus woodmasoni Alcock, 1901 
Kenya for Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes, 1850 
Kenya for Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) 
Kenya for Linuparus somniosus Berry & George, 1972 
Kenya for Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862) 
Kenya for Metanephrops andamanicus (Wood-Mason, 1892) 
Kenya for Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798) 
Kenya for Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904 
Kenya for Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) 
Kenya for Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Kenya for Panulirus longipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1868) 
Kenya for Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798) 
Kenya for Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791) 
Kenya for Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804) 
Kenya for Parapenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905 
Kenya for Parribacus antarcticus (Lund, 1793) 
Kenya for Penaeopsis balssi Ivanov & Hassan, 1976 
Kenya for Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811) 
Kenya for Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 
Kenya for Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 
Kenya for Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896 
Kenya for Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 
Kenya for Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] 
Kenya for Scyllarides squammosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) 
Kenya for Scyllarus batei Holthuis, 1946 
Kenya for Solenocera choprai Nataraj, 1945 
Kenya for Thenus orientalis (Lund, 1793) 
Kenya for Trachypenaeus curvirostris (Stimpson, 1860) 
Madagascar for Acetes erythraeus Nobili, 1905 
Madagascar for Caretta caretta gigas (Deraniyagala, 1939) 
Madagascar for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Madagascar for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Madagascar for Exhippolysmata ensirostris (Kemp, 1914) 
Madagascar for Heterocarpus woodmasoni Alcock, 1901 
Madagascar for Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) 
Madagascar for Macrobrachium equidens (Dana, 1852) 
Madagascar for Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862) 
Madagascar for Metanephrops andamanicus (Wood-Mason, 1892) 
Madagascar for Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798) 
Madagascar for Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904 
Madagascar for Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872 
Madagascar for Palinurus delagoae Barnard, 1926 
Madagascar for Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Madagascar for Panulirus longipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1868) 
Madagascar for Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798) 
Madagascar for Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791) 
Madagascar for Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804) 
Madagascar for Parapenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905 
Madagascar for Penaeopsis balssi Ivanov & Hassan, 1976 
Madagascar for Penaeopsis jerryi Pérez Farfante, 1979 
Madagascar for Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811) 
Madagascar for Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 
Madagascar for Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 
Madagascar for Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896 
Madagascar for Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 
Madagascar for Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] 
Madagascar for Thenus orientalis (Lund, 1793) 
Madagascar for Trachypenaeus curvirostris (Stimpson, 1860) 
Maldives Exclusive Economic Zone for Hymenopenaeus sewelli Ramadan, 1938 
Mauritius for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868) 
Mauritius for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835) 
Mauritius for Justitia mauritiana (Miers, 1882) 
Mauritius for Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) 
Mauritius for Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862) 
Mauritius for Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798) 
Mauritius for Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904 
Mauritius for Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893) 
Mauritius for Palinurellus wieneckii (de Man, 1881) 
Mauritius for Panulirus longipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1868) 
Mauritius for Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798) 
Mauritius for Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791) 
Mauritius for Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804) 
Mauritius for Parapenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905 
Mauritius for Parribacus antarcticus (Lund, 1793) 
Mauritius for Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811) 
Mauritius for Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888 
Mauritius for Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896 
Mauritius for Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 
Mauritius for Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850] 
Mauritius for Scyllarides squammosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) 
English andaman lobster for Metanephrops andamanicus (Wood-Mason, 1892)
English banana shrimp for Penaeus merguiensis de Man, 1888
English blunt locust lobster for Scyllarides squammosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)
English Cape locust lobster for Scyllarides elisabethae (Ortmann, 1894)
English coarse shrimp [from synonym] for Trachypenaeus granulosus (Haswell, 1879)
English coastal mud shrimp for Solenocera crassicornis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840])
English coral shrimp for Parapenaeopsis cornuta (Kishinouye, 1900)
English Coromandel shrimp for Parapenaeopsis coromandelica Alcock, 1906
English deep-sea mud shrimp for Solenocera hextii Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
English fiddler shrimp for Metapenaeopsis stridulans (Alcock, 1905)
English fine shrimp for Metapenaeus elegans de Man, 1907
English flamingo shrimp for Parapenaeus longipes Alcock, 1905
English flathead locust lobster for Thenus orientalis (Lund, 1793)
English giant tiger prawn for Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798
English Gondwana shrimp for Penaeopsis jerryi Pérez Farfante, 1979
English greasyback shrimp for Metapenaeus ensis (De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850])
English green tiger prawn for Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
English hairy river prawn for Macrobrachium rude (Heller, 1862)
English hawknose shrimp [from synonym] for Parapenaeopsis acclivirostris Alcock, 1905
English hunter shrimp for Exhippolysmata ensirostris (Kemp, 1914)
English Indian nylon shrimp for Heterocarpus woodmasoni Alcock, 1901
English Indian Ocean lobsterette for Nephropsis stewarti Wood-Mason, 1872
English Indian white shrimp for Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
English Indo-Pacific furry lobster for Palinurellus wieneckii (de Man, 1881)
English Jinga shrimp for Metapenaeus affinis (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in Milne Edwards, 1834-1840])
English Kadal shrimp for Metapenaeus dobsoni (Miers, 1878)
English Kiddi shrimp for Parapenaeopsis stylifera (H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840])
English knife shrimp [from synonym] for Haliporoides triarthrus Stebbing, 1914
English Kuruma shrimp for Penaeus japonicus Spence Bate, 1888
English longarm spiny lobster [from synonym] for Justitia mauritiana (Miers, 1882)
English longlegged spiny lobster for Panulirus longipes (A. Milne-Edwards, 1868)
English Malayan rough shrimp [from synonym] for Trachypeneus sedili Hall, 1961
English monsoon river prawn [from synonym] for Macrobrachium malcolmsonii (H. Milne Edwards, 1844)
English Moyebi shrimp for Metapenaeus moyebi (Kishinouye, 1896)
English Natal spiny lobster for Palinurus delagoae Barnard, 1926
English nird shrimp for Metapenaeus lysianassa (de Man, 1888)
English ornate spiny lobster for Panulirus ornatus (Fabricius, 1798)
English Pacific green sea turtle for Chelonia mydas agassizii (Bocourt, 1868)
English Pacific hawksbill turtle for Eretmochelys imbricata bissa (Ruppell, 1835)
English Pacific leatherback turtle for Dermochelys coriacea schlegelii (Garman, 1884)
English Pacific loggerhead turtle for Caretta caretta gigas (Deraniyagala, 1939)
English Pacific ridley turtle for Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)
English painted spiny lobster for Panulirus versicolor (Latreille, 1804)
English peregrine shrimp for Metapenaeus stebbingi Nobili, 1904
English periscope shrimp for Atypopenaeus stenodactylus (Stimpson, 1860)
English pronghorn spiny lobster for Panulirus penicillatus (Olivier, 1791)
English rainbow shrimp for Parapenaeopsis sculptilis (Heller, 1862)
English redtail shrimp for Penaeus penicillatus Alcock, 1905
English ridgeback shrimp for Solenocera choprai Nataraj, 1945
English Roshna prawn [from synonym] for Exopalaemon styliferus (H. Milne Edwards, 1840 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840])
English rough river prawn for Macrobrachium equidens (Dana, 1852)
English scalloped spiny lobster for Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758)
English sculptured slipper lobster for Parribacus antarcticus (Lund, 1793)
English scythe shrimp for Penaeopsis balssi Ivanov & Hassan, 1976
English smooth fan lobster for Ibacus novemdentatus Gibbes, 1850
English soft locust lobster [from synonym] for Scyllarus batei Holthuis, 1946
English southern rough shrimp [from synonym] for Trachypenaeus curvirostris (Stimpson, 1860)
English spear lobster for Linuparus somniosus Berry & George, 1972
English spear shrimp for Parapenaeopsis hardwickii (Miers, 1878)
English speckled shrimp for Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius, 1798)
English spider prawn for Nematopalaemon tenuipes (Henderson, 1893)
English Tolo velvet shrimp for Metapenaeopsis toloensis Hall, 1962
English torpedo shrimp [from synonym] for Parapenaeopsis maxillipedo Alcock, 1905
English uncta shrimp [from synonym] for Parapenaeopsis uncta Alcock, 1905
English western king prawn for Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896
English whip lobster for Puerulus sewelli Ramadan, 1938
English witch prawn for Penaeus canaliculatus (Olivier, 1811)
 Description

Does not occur in the Western Indian Ocean but often misidentified as Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man, 1879) [details]

 Description

Mistaken with M. moyebi following Hall, 1962. (Fischer, W. & G. Bianchi) <134> [details]

 Description

Mistaken with P. affinis following Hall, 1962. [details]

 Description

Occurs in FAO Fisheries Area 51 <134> [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: also known from Indonesia and Maledives <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: also known from the Mediterranean and East Atlantic [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: also known from Sulu Sea <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: cosmopolitan <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: cosmopolitan <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: cosmopolitan <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: only known from the type locality <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: widespread in the Indo-West Pacific <273>. [details]

 Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

 Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

 Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

 Remark

Also recorded from the Mascarene Ridge banks <134>. [details]

 Remark

Many of the pre-1976 records for this species may actually refer to other, more or less releated species (eg ... [details]

 Remark

Other scientific names in use Hippolysmata ensirostris (Kemp,1914) in Fischer, W & G. Bianchi 1984 <134> [details]

 Remark

See remark with H. calmani [details]

 Remark

Specimens identified by Alcock as this species are P. monodon, those by Stebbing are P. indicus (Barnard 1950 <91>. [details]

 Spelling

Spelled Sicyona in <134> [details]

 Type locality

Maledives [details]