On the occurrence of Oplophorus spinosus (Oplophoridae, Caridea) in Bay of Bengal

D.T. Vengayil, V.T. Paulinose


An advanced post larva of a male caridean shrimp, Oplophorus spinosus (Oplophoridae, Caridea) is reported for the first time, from Bay of Bengal, in the Indian Ocean. This species has been recorded earlier in the Indo-Pacific, from south west of Indian Ocean to west of Australia and Indonesia and south of Japan, as also the Atlantic


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