Nematobrachion flexipes   (Ortmann,  1893) (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: 22-26 mm.

Third to sixth abdominal segments each with single postero-dorsal spine, that on third segment much longer; maxillula without pseudoexopod; process from second antennular segment with its proximal half plate-shaped and distal spiniform.

Synonym (s)
Stylocheiron flexipes Ortmann, 1893
Nematodactylus flexipes Calman, 1896
Nematobrachion flexipes Calman, 1905

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Coastal


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA
• West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Brinton, E and Gopalkrishnan, K The distribution of Indian Ocean Euphausiids 357-382
  • Gibbons, MJ (1995) Observations on euphausiid assemblages of the south coast of South Africa South African Journal of Marine Science 16 141-148 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • 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 -
  • 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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