Amblyops magnus Birstein & Tchindonova, 1958



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Japan & Marianas Trench


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Birstein, J.A. & Tchindonova, J.G. (1958). Glubocovodniie Mysidii severo zapadnoi ciasti Tihogo Okeana (The deep sea mysids of the northwest Pacific Ocean). Trudy Instituta Okeanologii = Transactions of the Institute of Oceanology. 27: 258-355. (in Russian)

Other references:

Bacescu, M. (1971). Mysimenzies hadalis g.n. sp.n., a benthic mysid of the Peru Trench, found during cruise XI/1965 of R/V Anton Bruun (U.S.A.). Rev. Roum. Biol.-Zool. 16 (1): 3-8.

Kou, Qi et al. (2018). Rediscovery of the hadal species Amblyops magnus Birstein & Tchindonova, 1958 (Crustacea: Mysida: Mysidae): first record from the Mariana Trench. Zootaxa 4402(1): 42-52. [Abstract]

Mees, J.; Meland, K. (Eds) (2012 onwards). World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. Amblyops magnus Birstein & Tchindonova, 1958. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2021-11-02

Müller, H. G. (1993). World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238 pp.


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