Boreomysis verrucosa   W. Tattersall,  1939 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 20 mm.

Surface of thorax and abdomen covered with small tubercles. Frontal plate considerably produced, reaching the level of the eyes, apex acuminate. Eyes small, ocular papilla prominent, major portion of cornea facing downwards. Antennal scale extending beyond antennular peduncle by a quarter of its length, broadest in the middle, outer margin slightly concave, terminal lobe small, outer spine extending beyond apex of scale. Exopod of uropod with unarmed part very short, one-tenth of total length, with two spines endopod without spine. Telson three and one-fourth times as long as broad, considerably narrowed at the distal half, terminal cleft one-sixth the total length, with distinct proximal dilatation, lateral margins armed at the distal two-thirds with serially arranged spines, about ten long spines alternating with two groups of three to seven small spines.

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Habitat:  Pelagic


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, BA; Molur, S and Walker,S (1998) Report of the workshop conservation assessment and management plan for selected invertebrates of southern India Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore, India 25569 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Pillai, NK (1967) A review of the work on the shallow water Mysidacea of the Indian waters Proceedings of the symposium on Crustacea Part V, Series 2 Marine Biological Association of India 1681-1728 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Pillai, NK (1964) Report on the Mysidacea in the collections of the central marine fisheries research institute, Mandapam camp, South India-Part I Journal of the marine biological association of India 6(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO, Goa

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