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|Title:||First record of a flathead lobster from Chilika lagoon, Bay of Bengal|
Mishra, Rajani K.
Karna, Subodh K.
|Keywords:||Flathead lobster;Thenus orientalis;Chilika lagoon;Bay of Bengal|
|Abstract:||Present study provides first ever prevalence report of two numbers of flat head lobster of species Thenus orientalis (Decapoda: Scyllaridae) from Chilika lagoon. Small sized lobster (12.1 cm) was collected from Magarmukh area (19°41'48.14"N & 85°24'47.96"E) whereas larger specimen (16.2 cm) was observed from Shipakuda region (19°39'54.51"N & 85°29'13.41"E). Occurrence of this species is of great socio-economic significance since; it is used as dietary delicacy in southern India and abroad.|
|ISSN:||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJMS Vol.47(09) [September 2018]|
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