Family Pandalidae

Pereopods without exopodites. The first two pairs of pereopods are very different from each other. First pair of pereopods lacking chela.

Pandalus

Genus Pandalus

Rostrum long, substantially longer than the length of the carapace

Atlantopandalus

Genus Atlantopandalus

Rostrum longer than carapace, strongly upcurved.

Genus Pandalus

Rostrum long, substantially longer than the length of the carapace

Pandalus borealisPandalus borealisPandalus montaguiPandalus montagui

Genus Atlantopandalus

Rostrum longer than carapace, strongly upcurved.

Atlantopandalus propinqvusAtlantopandalus propinqvus

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda

Rostrum long and slender, compressed, armed with spines and teeth; first pair of legs with no or a very small chela; 2nd legs chelate, unequal, carpus with few or many divisions: mandible with palp and incisor and molar processes widely separate; 1st maxilliped with lash on exopod; exopod of uropod with moveable axillary spine at outer edge. (Squires, 1990)

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

The project leader

Academic degree: PhD
Occupation: senior scientist
Workplace: Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO)
Taxonomic group: Gastropoda
E-mail: zakharden@yandex.ru

2. Zimina Olga L.

2. Zimina Olga L.

The project leader

Occupation: scientist
Workplace: Murmansk Marine Biological Institute (MMBI)
Taxonomic group: Malacostraca, Cirripedia, Pycnogonida
E-mail: o.l.zimina@gmail.com

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  3. Vassilenko, S.V., and V.V. Petryashov (eds.) 2009. Illustrated Keys to Free-Living Invertebrates of Eurasian Arctic Seas and Adjacent Deep Waters, Vol. 1. Alaska Sea Grant, University of Alaska Fairbanks.;