Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Arthropoda
Subphylum
Crustacea
Class
Malacostraca
Order
Decapoda
Suborder
Pleocyemata
Family
Oplophoridae
Genus
Acanthephyra
Species
armata
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
365 meters
Max Depth
2880 meters
Overall Geographic Range
west Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Indo-Pacific region
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • benthopelagic
  • deep sea