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Alicellidae

Alicellidae is a family of amphipod crustaceans, which live as scavengers in the deep sea (at depths of 706–8,480 metres or 2,316–27,820 feet), often in association with hydrothermal vents.[1] The family includes the following genera:[2]

References

  1. ^ J. K. Lowry & C. de Broyer (2008). [http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2008/f/zt01843p066.pdf "Alicellidae and Valettiopsidae, two new callynophorate families (Crustacea: Amphipoda)"] (PDF). Zootaxa 1843: 57–66. http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2008/f/zt01843p066.pdf. 
  2. ^ Claude De Broyer (2010). "Alicellidae". In J. Lowry. World Amphipoda database. World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=468022. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 


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