Hypererythrops spinifera   (Hansen,  1910) (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 6.5 mm.

Rostrum small, triangular and acute. Eyes large, depressed and reddish brown. Antennal scale 5 times as long as broad, outer border not serrated, terminal lobe reaching beyond outer spine. Uropods with slender rami. Telson half as long as endopod of uropod, lateral margin concave, with 10-13 spines, terminal spine much longer than others, apex nearly transverse, with 3 pairs of spines, inner pair very small, middle pair slightly longer than outer.

Synonym (s)
Erythrops spinifera Hansen, 1910

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)
• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • 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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