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Tanypenaeus Caribeus, a New Genus and Species of the Shrimp Family Penaeidae (Crustacea, Decapoda) from the Caribbean Sea

Author: Farfante, Isabel Pérez

Source: Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 22, Number 1, March 1972 , pp. 185-195(11)

Publisher: University of Miami - Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

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A new genus, Tanypenaeus closely related to Trachypenaeus, is proposed for a new species, Tanypenaeus caribeus, which is described and illustrated. The species has been found only off the Caribbean coast of Colombia, at a depth of 155-157 m.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 1972

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