Mysidacea


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Related to Mysidacea: Mysidae, Cumacea, Euphausiacea, Opossum shrimps

Mysidacea

[‚mī·sə′dās·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of free-swimming Crustacea included in the division Pericarida; adult consists of 19 somites, each bearing one pair of functionally modified, biramous appendages, and the carapace envelops most of the thorax and is fused dorsally with up to four of the anterior thoracic segments.
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Sixty prey items were recorded in the entire study area, including Mysidacea (75.
Between 37[degrees]S and 40[degrees]S, Mysidacea was the most important prey item.
For prey shrimp, open habitat red snapper diets were dominated by Penaeidae and Mysidacea (Fig.