Family Lysiosquillidae - lysiosquillid mantis shrimps

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Malacostraca
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3
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
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Also commonly named as banded mantis shrimps. Body smooth, lacking longitudinal ridges or carinae; telson with at most low median boss, lacking sharp dorsal median carina; eyes T-shaped, with large, bilobed cornea; raptorial claw large and slender. Three species found in the area, 1 species of Lysiosquilloides and 2 of Lysiosquilla only 1 of which, Lysiosquilla hoevenii, is large and of potential interest to fisheries (Ref. 104502).
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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]


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