Boreomysis sibogae   Hansen  (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 21 mm.

Frontal plate moderately produced, with an acuminate rostral prolongation. Eyes much broader than deep, eye-stalk short, with indistinct dorsal tubercle, cornea broader than stalk. Antennal scale less than four times as long as broad, broadest before the middle, terminal lobe wanting, outer spine reaching beyond apex of scale. Exopod of uropod with two spines, naked part one-fourth the total length of outer border. Telson comparatively broad, cleft one-fourth the total length, lateral borders with very numerous equally spaced spines, serially arranged except near the ends, spines near the ends nearly uniform.

Synonym (s)
Boreomysis spinifera

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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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