Anchialina dentata   Pillai,  1964 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 4.3 mm.

Rostrum produced, with small antero-medina point. Apical sinus of telson less deep and wider, lateral border with lesser number of spines, distal spines barbed. Antennal scale broader. Second thoracic endopod with the distal border of the inner expansion of fifth segment cut into about seven sharp teeth. Exopod of third pleopod of male ten-segmented, distal segments not produced, the last 3 segments armed with strong spines.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal


• Indian Ocean, Station no.26.666.65 (Lat: 10.22) (Long: 75.65) INDIA (Record: 27/03/1965)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.31.1810.63 (Lat: 16.87) (Long: 72.23) INDIA (Record: 15/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.31.1811.63 (Lat: 16.82) (Long: 72.48) INDIA (Record: 15/05/1963)
• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Lakshadweep Islands 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
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Madhupratap, M; Achuthankutty, CT and Nair, SRS (1991) Zooplankton of the lagoons of the Laccadives: diel patterns and emergence Journal of Plankton Research Cambridge University Press 13 947-958 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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