CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Penaeidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 711033 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Batepenaeopsis moresbyensis    Shinomiya & Sakai, 2016
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: Penaeidae (penaeid prawns) - show full list
Common Name: smoothshell prawn
Common Names List: smoothshell prawn
smoothshell shrimp
Recent Synonyms: Parapenaeopsis tenella
Batepenaeopsis tenella (mis-identifications)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-West Pacific
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 711918     Batepenaeopsis spp.
Organism Type: a penaeid prawn
Taxon Notes:This species was previously confused with the China Sea/Japansese species Batepenaeopsis tenella, the latter does not occur in Australian waters. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 701332 (FISHLIST 701332).

ITIS (USA) 95878
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Holthuis, L. B., 1980, Shrimps and Prawns of the World. FAO Species Catalogue, Vol. 1. F.A.O., Rome
Scientific Name
verified against
Shinomiya, S. Sakai, K., 2016. A review of the genus Batepenaeopsis, with the description of a new species, B. moresbyensis sp. nov. (Decapoda, Penaeidae)., Crustaceana, Vol. 89(4): 495-513. . doi:10.1163/15685403-00003537. doi:10.1163/15685403-00003537
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