Species under Metapenaeus
n= 27
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Metapenaeus affinis
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
Jinga shrimp Indo-Pacific 22.2000007629395
Metapenaeus alcocki
George & Rao, 1968
fire shrimp Western Indian Ocean 9.7
Metapenaeus anchistus
(De Man, 1920)
spiny greasyback shrimp Indo-West Pacific 14.6000003814697
Metapenaeus bennettae
Racek & Dall, 1965
greentail shrimp Indo-West Pacific 7.69999980926514
Metapenaeus brevicornis
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
yellow shrimp Indo-West Pacific 15.1999998092651
Metapenaeus conjunctus
Racek & Dall, 1965
wood shrimp Indo-West Pacific 8.80000019073486
Metapenaeus dalli
Racek, 1957
western school shrimp Indo-West Pacific 6.5
Metapenaeus demani
(Roux, 1921)
demon shrimp Indo-West Pacific 9.60000038146973
Metapenaeus dobsoni
(Miers, 1878)
Kadal shrimp Indo-West Pacific 11.8000001907349
Metapenaeus eboracensis
Dall, 1957
York shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Metapenaeus elegans
De Man, 1907
fine shrimp Indo-West Pacific
Metapenaeus endeavouri
(Schmitt, 1926)
endeavour shrimp Indo-West Pacific 14
Metapenaeus ensis
(De Haan, 1844)
greasyback shrimp Indo-West Pacific 15.3999996185303
Metapenaeus insolitus
Racek & Dall, 1965
Emerald shrimp Western Central Pacific 7.1
Metapenaeus intermedius
(Kishinouye, 1900)
middle shrimp Indo-West Pacific 13.6000003814697
Metapenaeus joyneri
(Miers, 1880)
Shiba shrimp Western Pacific 11
Metapenaeus krishnatrii
Silas & Muthu, 1976
Western Indian Ocean
Metapenaeus kutchensis
George, George & Rao, 1963
ginger shrimp Western Indian Ocean 14.8000001907349
Metapenaeus lysianassa
(De Man, 1888)
bird shrimp Indo-West Pacific 5.5
Metapenaeus macleayi
(Haswell, 1879)
eastern school shrimp Western Pacific 16.2000007629395
Metapenaeus monoceros
(Fabricius, 1798)
speckled shrimp Indo-West Pacific 15
Metapenaeus moyebi
(Kishinouye, 1896)
moyebi shrimp Indo-West Pacific 9.69999980926514
Metapenaeus papuensis
Racek & Dall, 1965
Papua shrimp Western Central Pacific 11
Metapenaeus philippinensis
Motoh & Muthu, 1979
Western Central Pacific
Metapenaeus stebbingi
Nobili, 1904
peregrine shrimp Western Indian Ocean 13.8999996185303
Metapenaeus suluensis
Racek & Dall, 1965
Western Central Pacific
Metapenaeus tenuipes
Kubo, 1949
stork shrimp Indo-West Pacific 9.69999980926514
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