Sergestidae


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Sergestidae

[sər′jes·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of decapod crustaceans including several species of prawns.
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66 *** 1852 Lucifer faxoni MII, MIII, J, A Borradaile, 1915 Family Sergestidae Dana, 1852 Acetes americanus PI, PII, PIII, MI, 91.
The major groups of zooplankton were copepods rotifers sergestidae lucifer gastropod larvae bivalve larvae pelagic polychaetes nematodes crustacean nauplii insects and mysidacea.
A rapid assessment of the decapod fauna in the Rio Tahuamanu and Rio Manuripi Basins, with new records of shrimps and crabs for Bolivia (Crustacea, Decapoda, Palaemonidae, Sergestidae, Trichodactylidae).
The dominant families encountered in the catches were Thalassocarididae, Pasiphaeidae, Sergestidae and Oplophoridae.
Over open habitat, Mysidacea, Penaeidae, and Sergestidae were important components.
Table I Daytime depth distribution of crustaceans in this study Species Depth (m)(*) Family Euphausiacidae Stylocheiron maximum 250-500 (1) Nematobrachion sexspinosus 400-600 (1) Nematobrachion flexipes 450-600 (1) Family Oplophoridae Janicella spinacauda 500-600 (2) Oplophorus gracilirostris 500-650 (2) Systellaspis debilis 600-900 (2) Family Penaeidae Funchalia villosa 300-500 (3) Family Sergestidae Sergia filictum 600-900 (4) * Numbers in parentheses indicate the source of the data: (1) Roger, 1978; (2) Hopkins et al.
The virtual absence of larvae and adults of holoplanktonic shrimps as the Pasiphaeidae, Sergestidae, and Oplophoridae, and species in which adults have a bentopelagic habits (excepting the red crab P.
Familias con mas especies: Galatheidae (40), Sergestidae (24), Majidae (21), Alpheidae (18), Porcellanidae (17), Oplophoridae (16) y Aeglidae (15).