Bulletin of the Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica
Abstract: An uncommon deep-sea shrimp
Eugonatonotus crassus (A. Milne Edwards, 1881) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Eugonatonotidae)
from Taiwan. BulL Inst, ZooL, Academia Sinica 27(4): 259-263. The sole
species of eugonatonotid shrimp is reported for the first time from Taiwanese waters.
Eugonatonotus crassus (A. Milne Edwards, 1881) is an uncommon deep-sea species
(150-350 m depth) which is occasionally found within the catch of "bady” shrimp
trawlers from the north-eastern and south-western coasts. This report briefly describes
this species with color illustration. The morphological differences at ventral abdomen
between the sexes is also discussed.