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First record of freshwater shrimp, Macrobrachium lamarrei lamarrei (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) from Gujarat, India

Barkha Purohit, Kauresh D Vachhrajani


In the present study the presence of freshwater shrimp Macrobrachium lamarrei lamarrei (H. Milne Edwards, 1837) was recorded for the first time from a freshwater pond of Dabhoi, Vadodara district of Gujarat State, India in March 2015. This report discusses the taxonomy and distribution of this species.


Freshwater shrimp; Macrobrachium lamarrei lamarrei; first record; Gujarat

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