Zoologische Mededelingen, 83 (September 2009)

A new snapping shrimp (Crustacea Decapoda, Alpheidae, Alpheus) from the estuarine mudflats of Kuwait

A. Anker 1, S. De Grave 2

1.  Arthur Anker, 250A Dickinson Hall, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida`, Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, USA, aanker@flmnh.ufl.edu

2.  Sammy De Grave, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road Oxford OX1 3PW, U.K., sammy.degrave@oum.ox.ac.uk

Keywords: Caridea; Alpheidae; snapping shrimp; Alpheus; new species; mudflat; Kuwait; Persian Gulf; facultative association; goby.