Benthesicymus iridescens Bate, 1881
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Family:  Benthesicymidae (benthesicymid shrimps)
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 3200 - 6500 m
Distribution:  Atlantic and the Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 97531. Benthic, deep-sea species (Ref. 91956). Feeds on pelagic prey (Ref. 111638).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 05.12.19

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