Dactylamblyops murrayi   W. Tattersall,  1939 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 12 mm.

Body slender. Frontal plate conically produced, apically blunt and reaching beyond the eyes. Eyes small, with long ocular process projecting well beyond the cornea. Antennal scale long and narrow, extending beyond the antennular peduncle by a third of its length, outer margin terminating in a spine reaching the apex of the scale. Exopod of uropod twice as long as telson, endopod with a spine near the statocyst. Telson elongate-triangular, twice as long as broad, distal half armed with about 28 rather closely set spines increasing in size to the apex, apex without setae.

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Habitat:  Pelagic


• 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
  • 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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