Thysanopoda monacantha   Ortmann,  1893 (Euphausiid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Euphausiacea
Family:Euphausiidae

Description
Size: 25-32 mm.

Dorsal spine on third abdominal segment only; no spine at base of rostrum; single lateral denticle on carapace. Thelycum with a horse-shoe-shaped plate. Two distinct spermatophores borne on narrow stems.


Synonym (s)
Thysanopoda monacantha Ortmann, 1893
Thysanopoda agassizi Ortmann, 1893
Thysanopoda lateralis Hansen, 1905 a
Thysanopoda ctenophora Illig, 1908

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• MALDIVES
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum (Lat: 8.16) (Long: 75.91) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Mathew, KR; Sivan, G; Krishnakumar, PK and Kuriakose, S (2003) Euphausiids of the west coast of India CMFRI, Cochin, Kerala, India 78 1-155 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sebastian, MJ (1966) Euphausiacea from Indian Seas: Systematics and general considerations Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 233-254 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silas, EG and Mathew, KJ (1986) Spatial distribution of euphausiacea (crustacea) in the southeastern Arabian sea Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 28(1&2) 1-21 Available at - NIO, Goa

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