Indomysis annandalei   W. Tattersall,  1914 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 7 mm.

Body rather slender. Eyes well developed. Rostral plate absent, antero-lateral parts of carapace acute. Antennular peduncle in the male without the hirsute lobe. Antennal scale long ovate in shape, setose all round, apical partition absent. Telson short, quadrangular, lateral margins armed with a few short spines, apex truncate, armed with a row of small teeth, lateral corners with a pair of long spines. Pleopods one to three in male as in female, fourth biramous, inner ramus very long, reaching beyond the sixth pleon segment and composed of a single segment carrying a long barbed seta.

Synonym (s)
Indomysis anandalei W. M. Tattersall, 1914
(Spelling variation)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine


• Maharashtra, Mumbai 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
  • Grabe Stephen, A; Price, W W; Abdulqader Ebrahim, AA and Heard Richard, W Jr. (2004) Shallow water Mysida (Crustacea Mysidacea) of Bahrain (Arabian Gulf) species composition abundance and life history characteristics of selected species Journal of Natural History 38(18) 2315-2329 Available at - Zoological Records (Bahrain marine)
  • 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 -
  • 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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