Malacostraca | Mysida
Greve, W., F. Reiners, J. Nast and S. Hoffmann. 2004. (Ref. 2988)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 2 - 10 m (Ref. 85342)
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea. Temperate to subtropical.
Primarily a benthic species living close to the bottom; among Cymodocea and Zostera seagrass; also in brackish water, mouths of rivers and lagoons (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)
Threat to humans
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