Nematobrachion boopis   (Calman,  1905) (Euphausiid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Euphausiacea
Family:Euphausiidae

Description
Size: 19-21 mm.

Abdominal segments without dorsal spines; frontal plate obtuse, without rostrum; eyes dark brownish, divided by a groove into an upper section more than twice as deep as lower; first antennular segment without any process from its distal outer angle; second antennular segment with a slightly produced acute angle at its upper distal outer angle.


Synonym (s)
Nematodactylus boopis Calman, 1896
Nematobrachion boopis Calman, 1905

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-11-02

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