PORT PHILLIP BAY


Comma Shrimp 

Gynodiastylis sp. MoV 1611

View scientific description and taxonomy

Scientific Details

Taxonomy

Phylum:
Arthropoda
Subphylum:
Crustacea
Class:
Malacostraca
Subclass:
Eumalacostraca
Superorder:
Peracarida
Order:
Cumacea
Family:
Diastylidae
Genus:
Gynodiastylis

Habitat

Soft substrates

Species Group

Microcrustaceans Cumaceans

Depth

Shallow (1-30 m)

Water Column

On or near sea floor

Max Size

Diet

Organic matter

Commercial Species

No

Species Code

sp. MoV 1611

Conservation Status

  • DSE Advisory List : Not listed
  • EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
  • IUCN Red List : Not listed

Author

article author Taylor, J.

Dr. Jo Taylor is the Sciences Collections Online Coordinator at Museum Victoria.

Author

article author Poore, G.C.B.

Dr. Gary Poore is Principal Curator Emeritus at Museum Victoria.

citation

Cite this page as:
Taylor, J. & Poore, G.C.B., 2011, Comma Shrimp, Gynodiastylis , in Taxonomic Toolkit for marine life of Port Phillip Bay, Museum Victoria, accessed 25 Jul 2017, http://portphillipmarinelife.net.au:8098/species/5287

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