Mysidacea


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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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mixta (Crustacea, Mysidacea) in a coastal area of the northern Baltic proper.
The first factor (PC 1) included both collector subgroups (collector-gatherers: Ephemeroptera - Hexagenia limbata, Stenonema; collector-filterers: Trichoptera - Hydropsyche orris), detritivores (Decapoda: Macrobrachium ohione, Mysidacea: Taphromysis louisianae) and engulfing predators (Coleoptera: Peltodytes, Amphizoa, Gyrinidae).
Male-specific structure in the olfactory system of mysids (Mysidacea: Crustacea).
gutttulatus mostly feed on Amphipoda, Anomura decapoda and Mysidacea. However, Storero and Gonzales (2008) suggested that the dominant crustacean species in the diets of seahorse are depend on the abundance of different species in the ecosystem in addition to selective predation by seahorses.
Neomysis americana (Crustacea: Mysidacea) as an intermediate host for sealworm, Pseudoterranova decipiens (Nematoda: Ascaridoidea), and spirurid nematodes (Acuarioidea).
Distribution and biology of mysids (Crustacea, Mysidacea) from the Atlantic coast of the United States in the NMFS Woods Hole collection.