First report of the Golden Mantis Shrimp, Lysiosquilla tredecimdentata Holthuis, 1941 (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) from Chennai coastal waters, Southeast India

Krishnan Silambarasan, Palaniswamy Senthilkumaar


The golden mantis shrimp, Lysiosquilla tredecimdentata was reported for the first time from Chennai coastal waters, Southeast India. One adult male specimen was found in the trawl by-catch near Kasimedu fishing harbour on September, 2014. The specimen was identified, described, illustrated and morphometrically measured. 



New record, Golden mantis shrimp, Tamil Nadu.

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