Stylocheiron suhmii   Sars G.O.,  1883 (Euphausiid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Euphausiacea
Family:Euphausiidae

Description
Size: Length 5.5-7.8 mm.

The rostrum is short and pointed. Antennal scale long and narrow, about 12 to 20 times longer than wide at its widest point. No dorsal crest on carapace. Eyes narrow and with only 3 well developed crystal cones in a transverse row across the top.


Synonym (s)
Stylocheiron suhmi Sars, 1883
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA
• Red Sea
• MADAGASCAR
• West Coast (Lat: 15) (Long: 69) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1986-26/09/1986)
• West Coast (Lat: 19) (Long: 73) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1986-26/09/1986)

Literature Source(s)
  • Conway, DVP; White, RG; Hugues-Dit-Ciles, J; Gallienne, CP and Robins, DB (2003) Guide to the coastal and surface zooplankton of the south western Indian Ocean Occasional publication no 15 Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Occasional Publication of the Marine Biological association of the United Kingdom 354 pp Available at - http://www.mba.ac.uk/nmbl/publications/occpub/pdf/occ_pub_15.pdf
  • Mathew, KR; Sivan, G; Krishnakumar, PK and Kuriakose, S (2003) Euphausiids of the west coast of India CMFRI, Cochin, Kerala, India 78 1-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Madhupratap, M; Nair, SRS; Haridas, P and Padmavati, G (1990) Response of zooplankton to physical changes in the environment: coastal upwelling along central west coast of India Journal of coastal research Coastal Education and Reserch Foundation 6 413-426 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2439
  • Silas, EG and Mathew, KJ (1986) Spatial distribution of euphausiacea (crustacea) in the southeastern Arabian sea Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 28(1&2) 1-21 Available at - NIO, Goa

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