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This e-book is a finished consultant to the id of 800 species of decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian marine waters. it's liberally illustrated with greater than one thousand line drawings giving reliable perspectives of many species in addition to diagnostic illustrations. information for every species comprise the authority, 12 months of description, occasionally a typical identify, analysis, measurement, geographical distribution, and ecological and intensity distribution. The bankruptcy at the Stomatopoda is by means of Shane Ahyong.
Sections inside of every one bankruptcy are hierarchical, species inside genera, inside of households (often with subfamilies as well). identity is accomplished by utilizing dichotomous keys tailored from many initially released within the basic literature, or constructed from scratch. a few keys are to all Australian taxa yet such a lot are to southern Australian taxa in simple terms.
The details during this booklet derives from over two hundred years of gathering in southern Australian environments, from the intertidal to the deep sea, and guides in different journals in different languages. greater than 800 of those papers and books are brought up.
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Penaeus longistylus (red spot king prawn, 180 mm) — No red spot on side of abdomen; first legs without spine on ischium . . . . . . . 4 4.
Aristeus semidentatus Aristaeomorpha Wood-Mason, 1891 A single species of this genus occurs in southern Australia and is the most commonly recorded of the family. Diagnosis. Rostrum with 5–9 dorsal teeth. Hepatic spine present. Aristaeomorpha foliacea (Risso, 1827) giant prawn, red prawn, royal red prawn (Fig. 3a). , 1983). Females 255 mm, males 170 mm. , SA, WA; bathypelagic on continental slope, muddy bottoms, to 2000 m, usually 250–700 m depth.
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