Anchialina typica   Kroyer,  1861 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 4.9 mm. to 6 mm.

Anterior margin of frontal plate truncated and emarginate. Second thoracic endopod in male with large second segment, fifth segment expanded and ending in a sharp process, border beyond this concave; third thoracic endopod with sixth segment wide and undivided, distal border obliquely truncate, with six long modified setae, seventh segment small. Exopod of third pleopod not twice as long as endopod, the two distal segment small, the previous six segments characteristically produced. Endopod of uropod reaching tip of telson, exopod shorter. Lateral border of telson armed at the distal two-thirds.

Synonym (s)
Anchialina typicus Kroyer, 1861

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic


• Indian Ocean, Station no.11.257.63 (Lat: 11) (Long: 75) INDIA (Record: 25/07/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.15.364.64 (Lat: 10.08) (Long: 86.17) INDIA (Record: 14/06/1964)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.1.217.65 (Lat: 18.75) (Long: 70.3) INDIA (Record: 01/03/1965)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1774.63 (Lat: 20) (Long: 70) INDIA (Record: 07/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1775.63 (Lat: 20) (Long: 70) INDIA (Record: 08/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1776.63 (Lat: 20) (Long: 69.75) INDIA (Record: 08/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1780.63 (Lat: 21.1) (Long: 69.05) INDIA (Record: 08/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1781.63 (Lat: 21.27) (Long: 71.18) INDIA (Record: 08/05/1963)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Woolridge,T; Mees, J and Webb, P (1997) A new species of Gastrosaccus (Crustacea, Mysidacea) from beaches in Madagascar Hydrobiologia Kluwer Academic Publishers 354 119-126
  • Panikkar, NK (1973) Hand book to the international zooplankton collections 4 1-161 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • 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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  • 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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