Lysiosquilla tredecimdentata   Holthuis,  1941 (Mantis Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Male: 275mm- 134.5mm TL; 48mm-27.5mm CL; 387mmCI; 4.9mm rostral plate length;13.8mm antennal scale length; 18mm telson length.
Female:129mm TL; 27.5-22.1 CL; 325mm CI;4.5mm rostral plate length; 13.5mm antennal scale length; 18mm telson length.

Slender antennal scale, outlined in dark pigment, the anterior projection on the basal portion of the antenna, the absence of dark bands on the claw; the deflexed spine on the carpus of the claw, the triangular keel on the 8th thoracic somite and the unarmed ventral surface of the uropodal protopod.

Synonym (s)
Lysiosquilla maculata var. tredecimdentata Holthuis, 1941

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Kerala, Vizhinjam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA (Record: 12/1966)
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA (Record: 04/1967)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 05/1968)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 11/1966)
• Kerala, Calicut INDIA (Record: 06/1965)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Calicut INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Shanbhogue, SL. (1970) Three new records of Stomatopoda (Crustacea) from the seas around India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological association of India, Cochin, India 12(1&2) 197-201 Available at -
  • Starfish Available at -
  • Sundaram, KS; Sarvesan, R; Mohamed, KH and Shanbhogue, SL (1969) Catalogue of molluscs, prawns, stomatopods and marine algae in the reference collections of the central marine fisheries research institute Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 9 1-52 Available at -
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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