Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

PRESENCIA DE METALPHEUS ROSTRATIPES (Pocock, 1890) (CRUSTACEA: ALPHEIDAE) EN EL CARIBE COLOMBIANO

Gabriel R. Navas S., Patricia Lattig, Silvia K. Moreno Forero

Abstract


Samples of skeletons of the coral Acropora palmata obtained on the reef crest of Isla Grande, Islas del Rosario (colombian Caribbean),were found to contain two  specimens of the family Alpheidae, Metalpheus rostratipes (Pocock, 1890). This shrimp species is reported for the first time from the colombian Caribbean.

Keywords


Metalpheus rostratipes; Acropora palmata; Colombian Caribbean

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.1999.28.0.326

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