Antarctic and Subantarctic Caprellidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda)

  1. George A. Llano and
  2. I. Eugene Wallen
  1. John C. Mccain1 and
  2. W. Scott Gray Jr.2

Published Online: 14 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR017p0111

Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV

Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV

How to Cite

Mccain, J. C. and Gray, W. S. (1971) Antarctic and Subantarctic Caprellidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda), in Biology of the Antarctic Seas IV (eds G. A. Llano and I. E. Wallen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR017p0111

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hazleton Laboratories, Inc., Falls Church, Virginia 22046

  2. 2

    Division of Crustacea, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1971

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901176

Online ISBN: 9781118664551



  • Aeginoides and Caprellinoides;
  • Caprella and Caprellina;
  • Caprellidae and Triantella;
  • Dodecas and Dodecasella;
  • Luconacia and Mayerella;
  • Paraproto and Protella;
  • Protellopsis and Pseudaeginella;
  • Pseudododecas and Pseudoprotomima


This paper reviews the Caprellidae of the Antarctic and Subantarctic. Six species are described as new and a distribution record added to expand the known caprellid fauna of this region to 21 species.