Siriella dubia   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length adult male 6.5-7.4 mm, adult female 7.1-8.5 mm.

Eyes rather short, cornea narrower than peduncle. Labrum produced into a very long spine. Cutting edge of mandibles modified. Pseudobranchial lobes of pleopods two to five spirally coiled. Outer border of the basal segment of the exopod of uropod setose and armed with four equidistant spines. Telson with broadly rounded apex armed with three pairs of long spines, three small spines and two long feathered setae.

Synonym (s)
Siriella aubia Pillai, 1964
Siriella dubia Hansen, 1910

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Benthic


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1766.63 (Lat: 20) (Long: 72.25) INDIA (Record: 7/5/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1768.63 (Lat: 20) (Long: 71.75) INDIA (Record: 7/5/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1790.63 (Lat: 20.33) (Long: 70.52) INDIA (Record: 9/5/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.1792.63 (Lat: 20.33) (Long: 71.5) INDIA (Record: 10/5/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1793.63 (Lat: 20.33) (Long: 72) INDIA (Record: 10/5/1963)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 11.12) (Long: 92.82) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Dharamtar INDIA (Record: 10/1984, 11/1984)
• Maharashtra, Bassein INDIA (Record: 04/1989)
• Daman and Diu, Daman INDIA (Record: 03/1989)
• Daman and Diu, Diu INDIA (Record: 03/1989)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1965, 2009)
• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965, 2009)

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
  • Panikkar, NK (1973) Hand book to the international zooplankton collections 4 1-161 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Abraham, B and Panampunnayil, SU (2009) Mysids (Crustacea) from the shallow waters off Maharashtra and south Gujarat, India, with description of a new species Marine Biology Research Taylor & Francis, London 5(4) 345-362 Available at -
  • 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

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