Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Penaeidae - Penaeus

Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards, 1837



World Distribution
MASDEA (Internet), Pérez Farfante & Kensley (1997) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mer Rouge, à Nouvelle-Calédonie et Fidji. Afrique orientale, Kenya, Somalie, Tanzanie, Madagascar. Mayotte premier signalement probable mais à confirmer avec l'examen d'un spécimen.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Aquaculture

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Mayotte data
Penaeus indicus ? - Mayotte, photo transmise par J.-B. Nicet, pêche au Djarifa devant la mangrove.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Penaeus indicus - AQUACOP & Patrois, 1990: 67 (Imported for aquaculture only; see remark). - Fenneropenaeus indicus - Pérez Farfante & Kensley, 1997: 80, fig. 41 (New combinaison).- Poupin, 1998: 4 (Checklist). - Remark: Several other penaeoid shrimps had been imported for aquaculture purposes in Tahiti: Penaeus monodon, Fenneropenaeus indicus, Litopenaeus stylirostris and L. vannamei.

Comment(s) on data
This species is classified herein under Penaeus s.l. (instead of Fenneropenaeus Pérez Farfante, 1969) following the morphological and the molecular data presented by Ma et al. (2011).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database