Anchialina grossa   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 9.2 mm.

Body clumsy, with large carapace, hind border feebly emarginated, rostrum large, triangular and acuminate. Second thoracic endopod with long second segment, fifth segment internally produced into a long, oblong apically rounded process, sixth segment broad. Sixth segment of third endopod four-segmented. Pseudobranchial lamellae of male pleopods bilobed, outer lobe very large. Exopod of third pleopod 1½ times as long as endopod, its terminal segments modified , varying in shape depending on maturity. Endopod of uropod overreaching telson, longer than exopod.

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Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA

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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