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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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Although some prey items, including mysids, gammaridean amphipods, and cumaceans, were consumed regularly, most prey types were infrequently observed in the stomachs of southern kingfish (Fig.
2013 in Esker Creek and Grand Wash River, and 2012 salmon run data, coho salmon, Pacific tomcod, snake prickleback, northern rock sole, crangon shrimp, pink shrimp, mysids, and dungeness crab were identified as potential prey species for Yakutat beluga.
The sledge net collections made in the subtidal zone yielded significantly fewer numbers of specimens as compared to shoreline collections indicated intertidal habitats in Davis Bayou Estuary were more favorable to mysids.
After receiving his master's in 1999, he followed his interest in marine species downstream to the Scheldt estuary in The Netherlands, where he conducted his doctoral research, also at Ghent University, on chemically induced hormone disruption in mysids.
Consumption of mysids displayed the opposite trend, with rates relatively stable at the stations landward of the ridge top (38.
His current hypothesis is that the once--thriving mysids need some time to recover before their chief predators can return.
Indeed, mysids and daphnids, like many other arthropods, have a specific hormone regulation for growth and reproduction, namely the ecdysteroid system (54).
In addition to shrimp, four other invertebrate taxa were prominent for Kotzebue belugas; amphipods (41% FO), gastropods and isopods each at 36% FO, and mysids at 14% FO.
Male-specific structure in the olfactory system of mysids (Mysidacea: Crustacea).
During an 18 month ecological study of the mysids of the low salinity upper reaches of Davis Bayou, Jackson Co.
It is an opportunistic feeder, preying on such benthic infauna as polychaetes, as well as such benthic, epibenthic, and water column organisms including shrimps, gammarid amphipods, mysids, euphausiids, squids, and fishes (Allen 1982; Allen et al.