Acanthephyra eximia Smith, 1884
Dressed deep-sea shrimp
Acanthephyra eximia
photo by Yap, Michael

Family:  Acanthephyridae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 40 - 4400 m
Distribution:  Throughout tropical and subtropical waters.
Biology:  Maximum depth from Ref. 108818. Scavenger that feeds on fish remains; also feeds on polychaetes, gastropods, etc. (Ref. 98159).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:  C: Ref. 79437, 94470.

Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Bato-David, Elizabeth - 26.11.19

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