Malacostraca | Mysida | Mysidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
San Vicente, C. 2010. (Ref. 85342)
Size / Weight / Age
Pelagic; brackish; depth range 5 - 500 m (Ref. 85342)
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea: France, Morocco and UK Scotland. Subtropical to temperate.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
This species lives close to the bottom and shows a tendency to migrate away from the shore; also found in estuaries (Ref. 85342). Feeding based on genus data (Ref. 96422). Members of the order Mysida are gonochoric. Mating behavior: Male inserts the penis into the marsupium and releases sperm; eggs are then released from the oviducts into the marsupium where fertilization occurs. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium and later hatch into miniature adults, no postlarva (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
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