Afromysis dentisinus   Pillai,  1957 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length Adult male 7.1 mm, adult female 6.5 mm.

Telson wedge-shaped, lateral borders with one proximal and 12 distal spines, cleft armed with 1-3 pairs of spines. Endopod of uropod with a dense row of sharp spines. Exopod of fourth pleopod of male with a single barbed seta.

Synonym (s)
Afromysis dentisinus Pillai, 1957

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Indian Ocean, Station no.442.12.64 (Lat: 20.45) (Long: 88.92) INDIA (Record: 24/04/1964)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1783.63 (Lat: 21.6) (Long: 69.57) INDIA (Record: 09/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.30.1792.63 (Lat: 20.33) (Long: 71.5) INDIA (Record: 10/05/1963)
• Indian Ocean, Station no.104.2004.63 (Lat: 9) (Long: 76.37) INDIA (Record: 04/11/1963)
• Maharashtra, Murud INDIA (Record: 03/1989)
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA (Record: 01/1990)
• Gujarat, Vadinar INDIA (Record: 10/1995)
• Kerala INDIA
• Arabian Sea

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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Kurian, CV (1953) A preliminary survey of the bottom fauna and bottom deposits of the Travancore coast within the 15-fathom line Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India 19 746–775 Available at -
  • Abraham, B and Panampunnayil, SU (2009) Mysids (Crustacea) from the shallow waters off Maharashtra and south Gujarat, India, with description of a new species Marine Biology Research Taylor & Francis, London 5(4) 345-362 Available at -
  • 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
  • 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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