Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Arthropoda
Subphylum
Crustacea
Class
Malacostraca
Order
Decapoda
Suborder
Pleocyemata
Family
Oplophoridae
Genus
Heterogenys
Species
microphthalma
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
2000 meters
Max Depth
4792 meters
Overall Geographic Range
east–west North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, east Pacific Ocean, Indo-Pacific region
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • benthopelagic
  • deep sea