First Record of Snapping Shrimp, Prionalpheus sulu (Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) in Korea

  • Koo, Hye-Young (Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Science and Engineering, Sangji University) ;
  • Kim, Won (School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University)
  • Published : 2009.07.31


The alpheid shrimps collected from Jejudo Island turned out to be a species belonging to the genus Prionalpheus which is an unreported genus from Korean waters. In this paper, Prionalpheus sulu is reported for the first time from Korean waters with description and illustration.


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