Prionalpheus gomezi Martínez-Iglesias & Carvacho, 1991



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Belize, Cuba, Guadeloupe & Honduras


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Martínez-Iglesias, J. C. and Carvacho, A. (1991). Les crevettes carides de Cuba. I. Prionalpheus gomezi n. sp. (Decapoda, Alpheidae), premier Prionalpheus pour l'Océan Atlantique. Crustaceana 60(1): 84-89.


Other references:

Anker, A. and De Grave, S. (2012). Rediscovery and range extension of the rare Caribbean alpheid shrimp, Prionalpheus gomezi (Crustacea: Decapoda: Alpheidae). Marine Biodiversity Records 5: e107.

Anker, A. and Tavares, M. (2016). Alpheid shrimps (Decapoda: Caridea) of the Trindade & Martin Vaz Archipelago, off Brazil, with new records, description of a new species of Synalpheus and remarks on zoogeographical patterns in the oceanic islands of the tropical southern Atlantic. Zootaxa 4138(1): 1-58.


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