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Atya gabonensis  Giebel, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97273

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): African fan shrimp [English]
    African filter shrimp [English]
    African giant shrimp [English]
    vampire shrimp [English]
    blue rhino shrimp [English]
    Cameroon fan shrimp [English]
    saltarelle gabonaise [French]
    camarón gabonés [Spanish]
    Gabon shrimp [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                      ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                         SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                            SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                               OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                                  SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                     InfraorderCaridea Dana, 1852  
                                        SuperfamilyAtyoidea De Haan, 1849  
                                           FamilyAtyidae De Haan, 1849  
                                              GenusAtya Leach, 1816  
                                                 SpeciesAtya gabonensis Giebel, 1875 – African fan shrimp, African filter shrimp, African giant shrimp, vampire shrimp, blue rhino shrimp, Cameroon fan shrimp, saltarelle gabonaise, camarón gabonés, Gabon shrimp  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Atya gabonensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): De Grave, Sammy, and C. H. J. M. Fransen  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the Dendrobranchiate, Stenopodidean, Procarididean and Caridean Shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologische Mededelingen, vol. 85, no. 9   
  Page(s): 195-589   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-90-6519-2004, 0024-0672  
  Reference for: Atya gabonensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: Shrimps and Prawns of the World: An Annotated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xvii + 271   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-100896-5   
  Reference for: Atya gabonensis, camarón gabonés [Spanish], Gabon shrimp [English], saltarelle gabonaise [French]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nwosu, Francis M.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Aspects of the Biology of the Gabon Shrimp Atya gabonensis, Giebel 1875 in the Cross River, Nigeria   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Fisheries International, vol. 4, no. 4   
  Page(s): 58-61   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1817-3381   
  Reference for: Atya gabonensis, African fan shrimp [English], African filter shrimp [English], African giant shrimp [English], blue rhino shrimp [English], Cameroon fan shrimp [English], Gabon shrimp [English], vampire shrimp [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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