Siriella jonesi   Pillai,  1964 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length Adult male 6-7 mm; adult female 5.8-6.5 mm.

Body rather stout, abdomen steadily narrowing backwards. Sixth abdominal segment twice as long as fifth. Eyes small, cornea narrower than peduncle. Thoracic endopods stout and armed with strong spines, fifth endopod very long and stout, reaching beyond the antennular peduncle when bent forwards. Pleopods not modified, pseudobranchial lobes small and bilobed. Telson with two pairs of spines at the base, distal half of the border fully spiny, the spines arranged in series, apex of telson with a pair of stout spines and three small spines.

Synonym (s)
Siriella jonesi Pillai, 1964c

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1794.63 (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 72.48) INDIA (Record: 10/5/1963)
• Gujarat, Dahej INDIA (Record: 11/1996)
• Gujarat, Jafarabad INDIA (Record: 11/1996)
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA (Record: 01/1990)
• Gujarat, Vadinar INDIA (Record: 10/1995 -11/1995)
• Gujarat, Kandla INDIA (Record: 10/1996)
• Arabian Sea (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
  • 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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