Species under Acanthephyra
n= 19
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthephyra acanthitelsonis
Bate, 1888
Spinytailed deepsea pelagic shrimp Western and Southeast Atlantic
Acanthephyra acutifrons
Bate, 1888
Sharp-nosed deep-sea shrimp Western Atlantic and Western Central Pacific
Acanthephyra armata
Milne-Edwards, 1881
Western Central Pacific, Western Atlantic and the Arctic 20
Acanthephyra brevirostris
Smith, 1885
Western Atlantic
Acanthephyra carinata
Bate, 1888
Western and Eastern Pacific 12
Acanthephyra chacei
Krygier & Forss, 1981
Chace's deep-sea shrimp Northeast Pacific
Acanthephyra cucullata
Faxon, 1893
Acanthephyra curtirostris
Wood-Mason, 1891
Peaked shrimp Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Acanthephyra eximia
Smith, 1884
Dressed deep-sea shrimp Throughout tropical and subtropical waters
Acanthephyra media
Bate, 1888
Western and Eastern Pacific
Acanthephyra pelagica
(Risso, 1816)
Acanthephyra purpurea
Milne-Edwards, 1881
Purple deep-sea shrimp Western Atlantic and the Arctic
Acanthephyra quadrispinosa
Kemp, 1939
Indo-Pacific and the Atlantic
Acanthephyra rostrata
(Bate, 1888)
Western Central Pacific
Acanthephyra sanguinea
Wood-Mason, 1892
Western Central Pacific
Acanthephyra sica
Spence Bate, 1888
Southern Ocean
Acanthephyra smithi
Kemp, 1939
Indo-Pacific 2.45
Acanthephyra stylorostratis
(Bate, 1888)
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-Pacific, Antarctic and the Arctic
Acanthephyra trispinosa
Kemp, 1903
Southeast Pacific
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