Gibberythrops brevisquamosa   (Illig,  1930) (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 5.5 mm.

Carapace produced into a perfectly semicircular rostral lobe just reaching the base of the eyes. Eyes with thick short stalks. Antennal scale about 2½ times as long as broad, outer distal spine small, apex of scale produced far beyond outer spine, not reaching apex of antennular peduncle. Telson nearly twice as long as broad, narrowing towards the rounded apex, apex more than half the basal width, with three pairs of spines, inner pair very small, distal third of lateral borders armed with five pairs of spines. Endopod of uropod only slightly shorter than exopod, with two spines below the statocyst, statocyst moderately large.

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• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Gulf of Aden (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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