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AuthorsS.S.C. Chong, H.W. Khoo
TitleA new species of Freshwater Prawn, Macrobrachium Johnsoni spec. nov. (Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) from Peninsular Malaysia, and a description of its First Zoea
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume61
Year1987
Issue25
Pages359-370
ISSN0024-0672
KeywordsDecapoda; Caridea; Palaemonidae; Macrobrachium; new species; Peninsular Malaysia; larval development
AbstractA new species of freshwater prawn of the family Palaemonidae, Macrobrachium johnsoni spec. nov., is described from southern Peninsular Malaysia. Notes on live colouration, habitat, and larval development are provided. The first zoea of this new species is also described in detail. A comparison is made between M. johnsoni and a closely related species, M. pilimanus (De Man, 1879).
Classification42.74
Document typearticle
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