Malacostraca | Mysida
Healy, B. 1997. (Ref. 2779)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; freshwater; brackish
Climate / Range
Atlantic, Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Temperate to subtropical.
Known from depths of 0 to <50 m. Euryhaline. May tolerate freshwater conditions. Found in shallow brackish and estuarine waters, sometimes offshore; shows diurnal vertical migrations (Ref. 85342). 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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