Chelicorophium curvispinum

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Chelicorophium curvispinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Family: Corophiidae
Genus: Chelicorophium
Species: C. curvispinum
Binomial name
Chelicorophium curvispinum
(G. O. Sars, 1895)

Chelicorophium curvispinum is a species of amphipod crustacean.[1] It lives in salt, brackish and fresh water, and may reach 6 millimetres (0.24 in) in length. It occurs in the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea and adjoining rivers, and in river systems emptying into the southern Baltic and North Sea.[2]


  1. ^ Jim Lowry (2011). J. Lowry, eds. "Chelicorophium curvispinum (G.O. Sars, 1895)". World Amphipoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ M. J. de Kluijver & S. S. Ingalsuo (1999). "Corophium curvispinum". Macrobenthos of the North Sea.