Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Arthropoda
Subphylum
Crustacea
Class
Malacostraca
Order
Decapoda
Suborder
Pleocyemata
Family
Oplophoridae
Genus
Acanthephyra
Species
exima
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
200 meters
Max Depth
4700 meters
Overall Geographic Range
North & south Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Indo-Pacific region
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • benthopelagic
  • deep sea