Alpheus acutocarinatus

Alpheus acutocarinatus de Man, 1909

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Overview

Overview

Alpheus acutocarinatus is an Indo-West Pacific snapping shrimp that belongs to the Brevirostris species group within the genus Alpheus. For more details, see ABRS (2009): http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/fauna/a....

Author(s): Hultgren, Kristin
Rights holder(s): Hultgren, Kristin

Ecology and Behavior

Habitat and Host Associations

Depth range 20-72 m (Chace 1988).

Author(s): Hultgren, Kristin
Rights holder(s): Hultgren, Kristin

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Madagascar, Gulf of Thailand, Australia (Banner and Banner 1982); Philippines (Banner and Banner 1981).

Author(s): Hultgren, Kristin
Rights holder(s): Hultgren, Kristin

Identification and Taxonomy

Systematics and Identification

Alpheus acutocarinatus belongs to the Brevirostris species group within the genus Alpheus (Banner and Banner 1982). Type locality: Madura Strait, Bay of Labuan Tring, Sumbawa, Indonesia, types stored at the Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (ZMA). For additional descriptions, see Banner and Banner (1982), Chace (1988).

Author(s): Hultgren, Kristin
Rights holder(s): Hultgren, Kristin

Morphology

Maximum body size is 9 mm (carapace length)(Chace 1988).

Author(s): Hultgren, Kristin
Rights holder(s): Hultgren, Kristin

References

ABRS (2009).  Australian Faunal Directory.
Banner, A. H., & Banner D. M. (1981).  Decapod Crustacea: Alpheidae. Résultats des campagnes MUSORSTOM, I: Philippines (18-28 mars 1976). Mémoires de l’ORSTOM. 91, 217-235.
Banner, D. M., & Banner A. H. (1982).  The alpheid shrimp of Australia: Part 3: the remaining alpheids, principally the genus Alpheus, and the family Ogyrididae. Records of the Australian Museum. 34, 1-357.
Chace, F. A. (1988).  The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907-1910, Part 5: Family Alpheidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 466, 1-112.
de Man, J. G. (1908).  Diagnoses of new species of Macrurous decapod Crustacea from the "Siboga-Expedition" III. Notes from the Leyden Museum. 30, 98-112.
de Man, J. G. (1909).  Diagnoses of new species of macrurous decapod Crustacea from the "Siboga Expedition". Tijdschrift der Nederlandsche Dierkundige Vereeniging, II. 11(2), 99-125.