Genus Pasiphaea

Rostrum a short post-frontal spine;  mandible without a palp; carapace with branchiostegal spine.

Pasiphaea multidentata

Pasiphaea multidentata

Slender almost translucent shrimps; 7-12 spines on distal lower edge of basis of 2nd legs

Pasiphaea sivado

Pasiphaea sivado

End of the telson entire

Pasiphaea tarda

Pasiphaea tarda

Heavy reddish shrimps; 1-5 spines on distal lower edge of basis of 2nd legs

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Pasiphaeidae

Carapace and abdomen compressed considerably; rostrum represented by a post-fontal or epigastric spine; carapace with branchiostegal spine; mandible without palp; third maxilliped without epipod. (Squires, 1990)

Pasiohaea

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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