Acanthephyra quadrispinosa Kemp, 1939
Acanthephyra quadrispinosa
photo by Dubosc, Jeff

Family:  Oplophoridae (deepsea shrimps)
Max. size: 
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 180 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific and the Atlantic.
Biology:  Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 02.09.08

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