Meterythrops indica   Gordan,  1957 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 9.7 mm.

Body robust. Carapace deeply emarginate behind, rostrum broadly triangular, with rounded apex. Eyes large, very broad, stalk short. Antennular peduncle in male thick, male lobe large and protruding. Antennal scale nearly 4 times as long as broad, with one denticle besides the terminal, latter fairly long, terminal lobe much broader than long, overreaching terminal outer tooth. Uropods slender, exopod 7-8 times as long as broad, much longer than endopod. Telson less than 1½ time as long as broad, lateral margins concave, apex truncate and very short.

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• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)
• 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
  • 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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