Euchaetomera tenuis   Sars,  1883 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 11 mm.

Anterior border of carapace nearly transverse, with slight median projection, antero-lateral angles on a level with the median projection. Antennal scale long and slender, five times as long as broad and reaching beyond antennular peduncle by 1/7th of its length, apical spine long, distal segment very small. Eyes roughly cylindrical, anterior group of ocelli confined to the anterior 1/4th, posterior group triangular, the two separated by a long interval, inner ocular process projecting beyond the eye. Telson extending slightly beyond the middle of the statocyst, longer than broad, lateral margins unarmed, hind border very short and armed with two pairs of close set lateral spines curved inwards and a pair of long setae situated slightly apart.

Synonym (s)
Brutomysis vogtii Chun, 1896
Euchaetomera fowleri Holt & Tattersall, 1905
Echaetomera fowleri Holt & Tattersall, 1905

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)

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 -

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