Philippine freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium spp.)
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This manual provides information on the biology, morphology, natural distribution, habitat, and economic importance of 22 notable species of Macrobrachium in the Philippines.
Eguia, M. R. R., Dejarme, H. E., Rosario, W. R., Roxas, E. C., & Wowor, D. (2009). Philippine freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium spp.). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department.
Prawn culture; Geographical distribution; Taxonomy; Animal morphology; Identification keys; Philippines; Macrobrachium australe; Macrobrachium bariense; Macrobrachium cowlesi; Macrobrachium equidens; Macrobrachium esculentum; Macrobrachium gracilirostre; Macrobrachium horstii; Macrobrachium idae; Macrobrachium jacobsoni; Macrobrachium jaroense; Macrobrachium lanceifrons; Macrobrachium lar; Macrobrachium latidactylus; Macrobrachium latimanus; Macrobrachium lepidactyloides; Macrobrachium mammilodactylus; Macrobrachium nipponense; Macrobrachium placidulum; Macrobrachium dacqueti; Macrobrachium rosenbergii; Macrobrachium scabriculum; Macrobrachium weberi
SeriesAquaculture extension manual; No. 43
50 p. : ill
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