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Metapenaeopsis aegyptia prawn

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Metapenaeopsis aegyptia

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lexID:
10591 
AphiaID:
107105 
Scientific:
Metapenaeopsis aegyptia 
German:
Garnele 
English:
Prawn 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Penaeidae (Family) > Metapenaeopsis (Genus) > aegyptia (Species) 
Initial determination:
Galil & Golani, 1990 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, European Coasts, Indo Pacific, Israel, Japan, Madagascar, New Caledonia, North Atlantic Ocean, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
13 - 61 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8,5 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Metapenaeopsis acclivis
  • Metapenaeopsis andamanensis
  • Metapenaeopsis angusta
  • Metapenaeopsis assimilis
  • Metapenaeopsis barbata
  • Metapenaeopsis beebei
  • Metapenaeopsis ceylonica
  • Metapenaeopsis commensalis
  • Metapenaeopsis coniger
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-01 08:05:25 

Husbandry

Metapenaeopsis aegyptia Galil & Golani, 1990

The body is cream, irregularly mottled with orange-red. Metapenaeopsis aegyptia can be found on sandy and mud bottom.
Poorly known about this penaeid prawns.

Synonym:
Metapenaeopsis judaensis Por, 1989

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Dendrobranchiata (Suborder) > Penaeoidea (Superfamily) > Penaeidae (Family) > Metapenaeopsis (Genus) > Metapenaeopsis aegyptia (Species)

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  1. ciesm.org (en)
  2. WoRMS (en)

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