Malacostraca | Mysida
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; freshwater; brackish; depth range 1 - 3 m (Ref. 108756)
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Central Atlantic.
Brackish and may also occur in fresh water. Found in shallow tide pools on sand flats at low tide (Ref. 108788). May filter feed but also consumes copepods (Ref. 108780). Spawning occurs throughout the year. Spawning and growth occur in freshwater. Fertilization occurs in the marsupium (Ref. 109247).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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