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Article Title

Plesionika sanctaecatalinae: a New Species of Deep-sea Shrimp from the Eastern Pacific (Caridea: Pandalidae)

Volume

82

Issue

3

First Page

138

Last Page

143

Abstract

Plesionika sanctaecatalinae: a new species of deep-sea shrimp from the eastern Pacific (Caridea: Pandalidae) by Mary K. Wicksten. Bull. Southern California Acad. Sci., 82(3):138-143, 1983. Plesionika sanctaecatalinae n. sp. is the only mesopelagic pandalid shrimp known off southern California. The species ranges from southern California to Peru at depths of 812-3877 m. It resembles P. gracilis, but can be distinguished from that species by its fewer dorsal rostral spinules and its 15-18 segments in the carpus of the second pereopod.