Species under Plesionika
n= 62
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Plesionika acanthonotus
(Smith, 1882)
Lesser striped shrimp Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 8.5
Plesionika alcocki
(Anderson, 1896)
Gondwana striped shrimp Western Central Pacific
Plesionika antigai
Zariguiey Alvarez, 1955
Catalonian striped shrimp Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean
Plesionika bifurca
Alcock & Anderson, 1894
Indo-Pacific
Plesionika bimaculata
Chan, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika binoculus
(Bate, 1888)
Indo-West Pacific
Plesionika brevirostris
Bate, 1888
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika carinirostris
Hendrickx, 1990
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika carsini
Crosnier, 1986
Central Pacific
Plesionika curvata
Chan & Crosnier, 1991
Pacific Ocean
Plesionika dentirostris
Tung & Wang, Li, 1988
Northwest Pacific
Plesionika echinicola
Chan & Crosnier, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika edwardsii
(Brandt, 1851)
Soldier striped shrimp Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 3.4
Plesionika ensis
(Milne-Edwards, 1881)
Gladiator striped shrimp Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 12.8
Plesionika erythrocyclus
Chan & Crosnier, 1997
Pacific Ocean
Plesionika fenneri
Crosnier, 1986
Eastern Pacific
Plesionika fimbriata
Chace, 1985
Central Pacific
Plesionika flavicauda
Chan & Crosnier, 1991
Central Pacific
Plesionika gigliolii
(Senna, 1903)
Italian deepsea shrimp Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea 1.6
Plesionika grandis
Doflein, 1902
Indo-West Pacific
Plesionika heterocarpus
(Costa, 1871)
Arrow shrimp Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 8.8
Plesionika holthuisi
Crosnier & Forest, 1968
Atlantic Ocean
Plesionika hsuehyui
Chan, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika indica
De Man, 1917
Indo-West Pacific 3.8
Plesionika izumiae
Omori, 1971
Izumi shrimp Western Pacific
Plesionika kensleyi
Chace, 1985
Indo-West Pacific
Plesionika laurentae
Chan & Crosnier, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika longicauda
(Rathbun, 1901)
Central Atlantic 8
Plesionika longidactylus
Li & Komai, 2003
Western Pacific
Plesionika longipes
(Milne-Edwards, 1881)
Western Atlantic
Plesionika macropoda
Chace, 1939
Central Pacific and Central Atlantic
Plesionika martia
(Milne-Edwards, 1883)
Golden shrimp Cosmopolitan 16.8999996185303
Plesionika mexicana
Chace, 1937
Mexican longbeak Eastern Pacific
Plesionika narval
(Fabricius, 1787)
Narwal shrimp Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean 14.5
Plesionika nesisi
(Burukovsky, 1986)
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika ocellus
(Bate, 1888)
Pacific Ocean
Plesionika ortmanni
Doflein, 1902
Ortmann's striped shrimp Western Pacific
Plesionika payeni
Chan & Crosnier, 1997
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika philippinensis
Chace, 1985
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika picta
Chan & Crosnier, 1997
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika polyacanthomerus
Pequegnat, 1970
Western Central Atlantic
Plesionika poupini
Chan & Crosnier, 1997
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika protati
Chan & Crosnier, 1997
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika pumila
Chace, 1985
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika quasigrandis
Chace, 1985
Eastern Indian Ocean
Plesionika reflexa
Chace, 1985
Indo-Pacific
Plesionika rossignoli
Crosnier & Forest, 1968
Eastern Central Atlantic
Plesionika rubrior
Chan & Crosnier, 1991
Eastern Central Pacific
Plesionika rufomaculata
Chan, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika sanctaecatalinae
Wicksten, 1983
Eastern Pacific
Plesionika scopifera
Chan, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika semilaevis
Bate, 1888
Pacific Ocean
Plesionika serratifrons
(Borradaile, 1900)
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika sindoi
(Rathbun, 1906)
Pacific Ocean
Plesionika spinensis
Chace, 1985
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika spinidorsalis
(Rathbun, 1906)
Central Pacific
Plesionika spinipes
Bate, 1888
Oriental narwal shrimp Indo-Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
Plesionika suffusa
Chan, 2004
Western Central Pacific
Plesionika tenuipes
(Smith, 1881)
Western Atlantic
Plesionika trispinus
Squires & Barragan, 1976
Eastern Pacific
Plesionika williamsi
Forest, 1964
Guinea striped shrimp Worldwide 14.6
Plesionika willisi
(Pequegnat, 1970)
Western Atlantic
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