Metapenaeopsis aegyptia prawn
Metapenaeopsis aegyptiais commonly referred to as prawn. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.
- Metapenaeopsis aegyptia
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Penaeidae (Family) > Metapenaeopsis (Genus) > aegyptia (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Galil & Golani, 1990
- (the) Maldives, European Coasts, Indo Pacific, Israel, Japan, Madagascar, New Caledonia, North Atlantic Ocean, Red Sea, Sri Lanka, the Mediterranean Sea, the Seychelles, Western Pacific Ocean
- Sea depth:
- 13 - 61 Meter
- 8,5 cm
- 73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C)
- No reliable information available
- There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
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Metapenaeopsis aegyptia Galil & Golani, 1990
The body is cream, irregularly mottled with orange-red. Metapenaeopsis aegyptia can be found on sandy and mud bottom.
Poorly known about this penaeid prawns.
Metapenaeopsis judaensis Por, 1989
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Dendrobranchiata (Suborder) > Penaeoidea (Superfamily) > Penaeidae (Family) > Metapenaeopsis (Genus) > Metapenaeopsis aegyptia (Species)
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