Species under Melicertus
n= 7
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Melicertus canaliculatus
(Olivier, 1811)
witch prawn Indo-Pacific 12
Melicertus hathor
Burkenroad, 1959
Indo-West Pacific
Melicertus kerathurus
(Forsskål, 1775)
caramote prawn Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 18
Melicertus latisulcatus
(Kishinouye, 1896)
western king prawn Indo-West Pacific 13.6999998092651
Melicertus longistylus
(Kubo, 1943)
redspot king prawn Indo-West Pacific 14.8000001907349
Melicertus marginatus
(Randall, 1840)
aloha prawn Indo-Pacific 20.5
Melicertus plebejus
(Hess, 1865)
eastern king prawn Indo-West Pacific 19
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