Crustacean conservation in Myanmar

Threatened freshwater prawn species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Macrobrachium malcolmsonii Monsoon river prawn EN
Macrobrachium idae Orana river prawn VU
Macrobrachium mirabile Short leg river prawn VU
Macrobrachium rosenbergii Giant freshwater prawn VU
Macrobrachium rude Hairy river prawn VU
Macrobrachium scabriculum Goda river prawn VU
Macrobrachium villosimanus Dimua river prawn VU

Threatened marine shrimp species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Exopaelamon stilyferus Rohna prawn VU
Nematopaelomon (Palaemon) tenuipes Spider prawn VU
Metapenaeopsis barbata Sand prawn/Whiskered velvet prawn VU
Metapenaeopsis barbeensis Sand prawn VU
Metapenaeopsis mogiensis Sand prawn VU
Metapenaeopsis stridulens Sandprawn/Fidder prawn VU
Metapeneus tolomensis Tolo velvet prawn VU
Metapeneus affinis Pink / Jinga prawn VU
Yellow prawn VU
Metapenaeus dobsoni Golden/Kadal prawn VU
Metapeneus ensis Greasy back prawn VU
Metapeneus lysianasa Small white / Bird prawn VU
Metapeneus monoceros Pink / Speckle prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis hardwickii Sharp rostrum / Spear prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis maxillipedo Sharp rostrum/Kiddi prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis probata Sharp rostrum/Parole prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis sculptilis Rainbow prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis stylifer Sharp rostrum/Kiddi prawn VU
Parapenaeopsis fissurus Neptune rose prawn VU
Parapeneus longipes Flamingo VU
Penaeus canaliculatus White prawn/Striped prawn VU
Penaeus indicus Indian white prawn VU
Penaeus japonicus Kuruma prawn VU
Penaeus latisulcatus Western King prawn VU
Penaeus merguiensis White / Banana prawn VU
Penaeus monodon Giant tiger prawn VU
Penaeus penicillatus Red tail/Banana prawn VU
Penaeus semisulcatus Green tiger prawn/ Flower prawn VU
Trachypenaeus curvirostris Big head sand prawn VU
Trachypenaeus fulvus Big head King prawn/ Brown rough prawn VU
Trachypenaeus pescardoriensis Big head King prawn VU
Acetes indicus Jawla paste prawn VU
Solenocera alticarinata Ridge back prawn
Solencera indica Red prawn
Solenocera melantho Red prawn
Solencera subnuda Red prawn

Threatened marine deep sea shrimp species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Heterocarpus gibbosus Humpback nylon shrimp DD
Heterocarpus sibogae Mino nylon shrimp DD
Heterocarpus woodmasoni Indian nylon shrimp DD
Parapandalus spinipes Oriental narwal shrimp DD
Presionika off ensis Golden shrimp DD

Threatened marine rock lobster species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Panurilus versicolor Painted spiny lobster EN
Panurilus polyphagus Mud spiny lobster EN
Panurilus homarus Scallop spiny lobster VU
Panurilus ornatus Ornate spiny lobster VU
Panurilus pennicillatus Double spine lobster VU
Panurilus longipes Blue spot / white whisker lobster VU
Thenus orirantalis Bug / Slipper lobster VU

Threatened marine deep sea lobster species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Linpuparus samipsus Deepsea lobster DD
Puerulus sewelli Arabian whip lobster DD

Threatened marine crabs species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Charybdis feriata Coral crab VU
Portunus pelagicus Blue swimming crab VU
Portunus sanguilentus Repspot swimming crab VU
Ranina ranina Spanner / frog crab VU
Scylla serrata Mango / mud crabChar VU

Threatened marine squids cuttle fish species in Myanmar

Scientific Name Common name Status
Loligo duvauceli Indian squid VU
Sepia aculeata Needle ink cuttle fish VU
Sepia pharoanis Pharoah cuttle fish VU
By | 2017-05-19T09:58:13+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Crustaceans, Wildlife|0 Comments

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