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Family: Upogebiidae mud shrimps (See list of species below)

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42 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acutigebia danai
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Aethogebia gorei
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Gebiacantha albengai
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Gebiacantha lagonensis
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Gebiacantha lifuensis
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Gebiacantha multispinosa
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Gebiacantha richeri
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Pomatogebia operculata
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Upogebia acanthura
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Upogebia affinis
[coastal mud shrimp]
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Upogebia africana
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Upogebia allobranchus
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Upogebia ancylodactyla
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Upogebia annae
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Upogebia barbata
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Upogebia capensis
[Cape mud shrimp]
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Upogebia carinicauda
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Upogebia darwinii
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Upogebia deltaura
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Upogebia edulis
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Upogebia felderi
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Upogebia gracilis
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Upogebia holthuisi
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Upogebia inomissa
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Upogebia major
[Japanese mud shrimp]
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Upogebia marina
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Upogebia omissa
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Upogebia ovalis
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Upogebia pseudochelata
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Upogebia pugettensis
[blue mud shrimp]
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Upogebia pugnax
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Upogebia pusilla
[Mediterranenan mud shrimp]
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Upogebia savignyi
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Upogebia spinistipula
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Upogebia stellata
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Upogebia stenorhynchus
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Upogebia takaoensis
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Upogebia tipica
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Upogebia vasquezi
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Upogebia wuhsienweni
[Chinese mud lobster]
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Wolffogebia inermis
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Wolffogebia phuketensis
[mangrove mud shrimp]
42 Species of Family Upogebiidae
(mud shrimps)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acutigebia danai Southwest Pacific.
Aethogebia gorei Western Central Atlantic.
Gebiacantha albengai Eastern Central Pacific
Gebiacantha lagonensis Western Central Pacific
Gebiacantha lifuensis Western Central Pacific
Gebiacantha multispinosa Western Central Pacific
Gebiacantha richeri Western Central Pacific
Pomatogebia operculata Western Central Atlantic
Upogebia acanthura Western Atlantic.
Upogebia affinis coastal mud shrimp Western Atlantic Ocean.
Upogebia africana Western Indian Ocean and
Upogebia allobranchus Western Central Pacific
Upogebia ancylodactyla Western Central Pacific.
Upogebia annae Western Central Atlantic.
Upogebia barbata Western Central Pacific
Upogebia capensis Cape mud shrimp Southeast Atlantic and We
Upogebia carinicauda Indo-West Pacific.
Upogebia darwinii Indo-West Pacific.
Upogebia deltaura Northeast Atlantic
Upogebia edulis Western Pacific.
Upogebia felderi Western Central Atlantic
Upogebia gracilis Western Central Pacific
Upogebia holthuisi Western Central Pacific
Upogebia inomissa Western Central Atlantic
Upogebia major Japanese mud shrimp Northwest Pacific 9.5 BL
Upogebia marina Southwest Atlantic
Upogebia omissa Western Central Atlantic
Upogebia ovalis Western Central Pacific
Upogebia pseudochelata Western Indian Ocean
Upogebia pugettensis blue mud shrimp Eastern Pacific 15 TL
Upogebia pugnax Western Central Pacific
Upogebia pusilla Mediterranenan mud shrimp Eastern Atlantic and the
Upogebia savignyi Western Indian Ocean.
Upogebia spinistipula Western Central Atlantic
Upogebia stellata Northeast Atlantic
Upogebia stenorhynchus Western Central Pacific
Upogebia takaoensis Northwest Pacific
Upogebia tipica Mediterranean Sea.
Upogebia vasquezi Western Atlantic.
Upogebia wuhsienweni Chinese mud lobster Northwest Pacific
Wolffogebia inermis Western Central Pacific
Wolffogebia phuketensis mangrove mud shrimp Indo-West Pacific



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