Gastrosaccus simulans   W. Tattersall,  1915 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 12 mm.

Hind border of carapace with 6 filaments and a pair of notches, a similar notch on the outer border opposite the inner notch. Endopod of third pleopod of male 8-segmented, exopod 8-segmented, last segment with 3 distal barbed spines and an grooved median process and two small spines. Endopod of uropod with four spines. Lateral border of telson with 8 spines, first large, others slightly increasing in length from the second to the eighth.

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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal


• Goa (Lat: 15.65) (Long: 73.74) INDIA
• Orissa INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Goa, Candolim beach INDIA (Record: 1984)
• Arabian Sea INDIA

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
  • Rodrigues, NR (2003) Benthic ecology and bioturbation in the coastal waters of Goa, India Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Ingole, B., Sivadas, S., Goltekar, R., Clemente, S., Nanajkar, M., Sawant, R., D’Silva, C., Sarkar, A and Ansari, Z (2006) Ecotoxicological effect of grounded MV River Princess on the intertidal benthic organisms off Goa Environment International Elsevier 32 284 – 291 Available at - Goa, India
  • 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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